Linebacker Dewey Jarvis, who was released on Thursday to make room for long-snapper Jeff Overbaugh, cleared waivers and was re-signed to the Falcons’ practice squad on Saturday.
Jarvis initially made the 53-man roster, but when long snapper Josh Harris (left hip injury) couldn’t play against the Eagles on Thursday, the team needed to bring up Overbaugh from the practice squad.
Harris streak of 103 consecutive starts was snap.
Richard “Dewey” Jarvis, linebacker, Brown. Bonus: $5,000; Height: 6-feet-2; Weight: 220; 40-yard dash: 4.65 seconds; Bench press: 24 reps of 225 pounds; Vertical jump: 35½ inches; Broad jump: 10 feet; Three-cone drill: 6.83 seconds ■Overview: He starred in the Ivy league and has 18.5 tackles for losses.
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