LB James among cuts as Falcons trim roster to 53
Linebacker Robert James, a fifth-round pick by the Falcons in
2008 who never started a game, was among the cuts Saturday as
Atlanta reached its 53-man roster limit.
The Falcons also released receivers Darius Johnson, James
Rodgers and Martel Moore, fullback Patrick DiMarco, cornerback
Jordan Mabin, offensive guards Phillipkeith Manley and Jacques
McClendon and defensive tackle Adam Replogle.
James was credited with one tackle in 16 games last season.
McClendon and Rodgers were members of Atlanta’s practice squad
On Friday, the Falcons released linebacker Brian Banks. Banks
was attempting to make a late start to his NFL career after
spending five years in prison on a rape conviction that was later
overturned last year.