Less than a day after the Patriots lower Danny Etling, the Falcons claimed the quarterback/vast receiver.
Etling, a school quarterback who spent his rookie season because the third-string signal-caller behind Tom Brady and Brian Hoyer, made the transfer to vast receiver this offseason after New England drafted Jarrett Stidham.
However, Etling appeared to wrestle at occasions with the transition throughout coaching camp, dropping a fourth-down reception alternative within the preseason opener in opposition to the Lions and drawing a flag for unlawful formation.
“It’s all the time arduous to launch a participant,’’ Bill Belichick mentioned when requested Wednesday about reducing unfastened the LSU product.
The Falcons had been in want of depth as a result of they misplaced quarterback Kurt Benkert to a toe damage.