The Falcons cut the defender Marlon Davidson on Tuesday, the team announced.
The team placed Davidson on injured reserve on September 1 due to a knee injury. He suffered an injury during the preseason and underwent arthroscopic surgery in August.
Davidson’s time in Atlanta was accompanied by injuries and lower body problems. He played only 19 out of 30 possible games.
Davidson has one sack and one steal in his career.
The Falcons made him the 47th pick in 2020.
Appearance Tak’Quon Grahama fifth round pick likely played a role in Davidson’s exit.
The Falcons also announced the release of outside linebacker Jordan Brailford from the practice squad to make way for defenseman Bopit Keyes.