Falcons waive No. 2 QB Dominique Davis
backup last year. He played in only game - at the end of a blowout loss at Tampa Bay. The Falcons traded linebacker Akeem Dent to Houston late Wednesday night for Yates, a former fifth-round pick from North Carolina who started five of 13 career
Falcons' free-agent moves could reflect transition to 3-4 defense
rookie last season, is ready to handle Atlanta's starting tight end slot. And if the Falcons defense transitions to a 3-4, they might need another middle linebacker to go with Paul Worrilow, unless they think Akeem Dent is up to the task.