Flowery Branch, GA – The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have agreed to terms with defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux on a three-year contract extension. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Babineaux, 6-2, 300 pounds, was selected by the Falcons in the second round (59th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Iowa. He has played in 138 career games with 108 starts including all 16 games in each of the last two seasons.READ MORE: Click here for Georgia Primary Results
In nine seasons with the Falcons, Babineaux has totaled 370 tackles (263 solo), 23.5 sacks, three interceptions, 20 passes defensed, 10 fumble recoveries, and nine forced fumbles.READ MORE: 18 students dead, at least 1 teacher killed after Texas school shooting
He recorded 49 tackles (37 solo) with one sack, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble in 2013.MORE NEWS: John Driskell Hopkins of Zac Brown Band diagnosed with ALS
(Courtesy Matt Haley / Atlanta Falcons Football Communications Coordinator)