Falcons waive defensive tackle Staten

4:16 p.m Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Atlanta Falcons
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22: Jalen Collins #32 of the Atlanta Falcons celebrates with a Falcons flag after defeating the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome on January 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Falcons defeated the Packers 44-21. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

The Falcons waived defensive tackle Jimmy Staten on Wednesday.

Staten, who was a fifth-round pick by Seattle in 2014, was a long shot to make the final roster. He played in college at Middle Tennessee.