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Falcons elevate QB John Parker Wilson to active roster

The Atlanta Falcons announced that quarterback John Parker Wilson has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.

Defensive tackle Carlton Powell has been waived.

Undrafted out of the University of Alabama, Wilson spent the first two seasons as the team’s third quarterback. Waived at the end of the training camp, Wilson has been on the team’s practice squad since the start of the season.

In three preseasons with the Falcons, Wilson has completed 77-of-135 pass attempts for 644 yards with one touchdown and four interceptions.


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