FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Oakland Raiders fullback Keith Smith and have waived fullback Ricky Ortiz with an injury settlement.
ATLANTA FALCONS (11-7)
New faces: OG Brandon Fusco, rookie WR Calvin Ridley, DT Terrell McClain, rookie DT Deadrin Senat, TE Logan Paulsen, FB Ricky Ortiz, CB Justin Bethel, QB coach Greg Knapp, RB coach Bernie Parmalee.
Key losses: DT Dontari Poe, DE Adrian Clayborn, WR Taylor Gabriel, FB Derrick Coleman, TE Levine Toilolo.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed fullback Jalston Fowler and wide receiver Julian Williams.
The team waived fullback Luke McNitt and wide receiver Taj Williams.
Fowler, a fourth-round pick from Alabama by the Tennessee Titans in 2015, will compete with Ricky Ortiz. Fowler started in eight of his 42 games with the Titans from 2015 through 2017. He was cut by Seattle on Aug. 13.