Falcons Trim Roster to 53-Man NFL Limit

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Falcons reduced their roster to 53 players today, per NFL standards. Below is a list of the 53-man active roster as of August 31 followed by the list of all transactions made.

The Falcons will open their 2021 campaign on September 12th against the Philadelphia Eagles at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

QUARTERBACKS (3) DEFENSIVE LINE (6)
Feleipe Franks Jonathan Bullard
Josh Rosen John Cominsky
Matt Ryan Marlon Davidson
Tyeler Davison
RUNNING BACKS (4) Ta’Quon Graham
Mike Davis Grady Jarrett
Qadree Ollison
Cordarrelle Patterson OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS (5)
Keith Smith Brandon Copeland
Dante Fowler Jr.
WIDE RECEIVERS (6) Steven Means
Christian Blake Adetokunbo Ogundeji
Frank Darby Jacob Tuioti-Mariner
Russell Gage
Calvin Ridley INSIDE LINEBACKERS (4)
Tajae Sharpe Dorian Etheridge
Olamide Zaccheaus Deion Jones
Foyesade Oluokun
TIGHT ENDS (3) Mykal Walker
Hayden Hurst
Kyle Pitts DEFENSIVE BACKS (11)
Lee Smith Richie Grant
T.J. Green
OFFENSIVE LINE (8) Darren Hall
Josh Andrews Duron Harmon
Drew Dalman Erik Harris
Matt Hennessy Jaylinn Hawkins
Chris Lindstrom Fabian Moreau
Jake Matthews Isaiah Oliver
Jalen Mayfield Kendall Sheffield
Kaleb McGary A.J. Terrell
Jason Spriggs Avery Williams
SPECIALISTS (3)
Josh Harris
Younghoe Koo
Cameron Nizialek
PLAYER TRANSACTION
CB Delrick Abrams Waived
DL Eli Ankou Terminated, Vested Veteran
OL Willie Beavers Waived
WR Trevor Davis Terminated, Vested Veteran
DL Zac Dawe Waived
ILB Emmanuel Ellerbee Waived
RB D’Onta Foreman Terminated, Vested Veteran
OL Matt Gono Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform
WR Juwan Green Waived
TE Parker Hesse Reserve/COVID-19
RB Caleb Huntley Waived
S Dwayne Johnson Waived
OLB Kobe Jones Waived
OL Sam Jones Waived
P Dom Maggio Waived/Injured
OL Ryan Neuzil Waived
WR Antonio Nunn Waived
S JR Pace Waived
TE John Raine Waived
WR Chris Rowland Waived
OL Joe Sculthorpe Waived
OLB Tuzar Skipper Waived
DL Chris Slayton Waived
OL Kion Smith Waived
ILB Erroll Thompson Waived
TE David Wells Waived
CB Chris Williamson Waived

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