The Falcons considered signing offensive guard Evan Mathis, but elected not to pull the trigger on a move to help bolster the offensive line.
“We certainly did evaluate him,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. “Thomas and I both did.”
Mathis, a two-time Pro Bowler, signed with the Denver Broncos on Tuesday.
There were reportedly six teams interested in signing Mathis.
The Birmingham native who played at Alabama is 33. He was the No. 2 rated guard in the league behind Baltimore’s Marshal Yanda last season by profootballfocus.com.
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