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Falcons Release CB Samuel And LB Nicholas

Asante Samuel

The Falcons released cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker Stephen Nicholas on Wednesday.

The moves create an additional $6.5 million in salary cap room with the Falcons set to enter free agency on March 11.

Samuel was scheduled to make $5.2 million in 2014 and will save the Falcons $3.5 million on the salary cap. Nicholas was set make $4 million and will save the Falcons $3 million the salary cap.

Falcons general manager Thomas Dimtroff, in an exclusive interview said the team was ready to start making moves as soon as the rosters were unfrozen on Feb. 3 by the league office.


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  1. […] NFC South Daily Editor, on February 6th, 2014 Falcons Release CB Samuel And LB Nicholas – falconsgab.com 02/06/2014 The Falcons released cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker […]

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