Myth: Mike Davis Released by Falcons After 1 Season; Saves $2.5M in Cap Dwelling

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The Atlanta Falcons launched working relieve Mike Davis after one season with the franchise Monday.

Michael Rothstein of ESPN reported the news, and Davis reputedly confirmed his departure on Twitter.

IG MikeDavisRB @MikeDavisRB

I cherish every thing the falcons did for me. I was in a position to play for my place of beginning and affect my neighborhood. I cherish the fans and my household.

The Falcons will do $2.5 million in wage-cap do apart of abode by releasing Davis. The Georgia native signed a two-year, $5.5 million contract closing offseason in hopes of being the Falcons’ top working relieve.

While he started eight video games, Davis fell within the relieve of Cordarrelle Patterson on the depth chart and struggled being efficient. He rushed for 503 yards whereas including 259 as a receiver, scoring four full touchdowns. Patterson totaled 1,166 yards and 11 touchdowns in a breakout season.

The Falcons re-signed Patterson to a two-year, $10.5 million contract in March. They additionally added frail Damien Williams on a one-year contract and drafted Tyler Allgeier within the fifth round of closing week’s NFL draft, leaving Davis as the uncommon man out.  

Davis will be looking for his sixth NFL team at the age of 29. He beforehand performed for the San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers moreover Atlanta.

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