Atlanta Falcons Facing More Salary Cap Cuts
The Atlanta Falcons are facing more salary cap cuts as they approach free agency. The Falcons rank near the bottom of the NFL in cap space. The team has new leadership with coach Arthur Smith and general manager Terry Fontenot. Ito Smith could be the top returning running back if Todd Gurley and Brian Hill are not re-signed. The Falcons already have cleared almost $15 million by releasing safety Ricardo Allen, defensive end Allen Bailey and guard James Carpenter. The team also waived backup Kurt Benkert, leaving starter Matt Ryan as the only quarterback following Matt Schaub’s retirement.
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