Veteran linebacker Bruce Carter, who provided needed depth for the Falcons last season, was signed to a one-year contract on Monday.
Carter played in 11 games last season and had 21 tackles and seven special teams tackles.
In 101 career games, Carter, a former starter with the Cowboys, has 327 tackles, five sacks and 14 quarterback hits. He has started 36 games.
Carter was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 2011 draft. He’s also spent some time with the Buccaneers.