Flowery Branch, GA – The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed wide receiver C.J. Goodwin to the practice squad and have released wide receiver LaRon Byrd from the practice squad.

Goodwin, 6-3, 190 pounds, was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a college free agent following the 2014 NFL Draft out of California University of Pennsylvania. He spent the 2014 season as a member of the Steelers practice squad.

Byrd, 6-4, 220 pounds, was originally signed by the Arizona Cardinals as a college free agent following the 2012 NFL Draft out of Miami. He played in four games for the Cardinals in 2012.