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Falcons re-sign free-agent linebacker Philip Wheeler

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) – The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed unrestricted free-agent linebacker Philip Wheeler, an eight-year veteran from Georgia Tech, to a one-year deal. Wheeler first signed with the Falcons in October. He had 29 tackles with one sack and one forced fumble in nine games, including two starts. Wheeler (6-2, 245) was a third-round pick by Indianapolis in…

Falcons’ free agents signing spree

ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta Falcons have added depth and experience to their offensive line by signing former Washington Redskins tackle Tom Compton. The Falcons on Wednesday also signed linebacker LaRoy Reynolds, who played in 13 games, including one start, with the Chicago Bears last season. Compton has played in 44 games, including 10 starts, with the Redskins the last…