Falcons sign Howard, Manning and Royster

The Falcons went back up to the 90-man roster limit by signing three players and releasing one on Sunday.

The Falcons signed cornerback Travis Howard, linebacker Terrell Manning and running back Evan Royster. They released tackle DeMarcus Love.

Howard, 6-1, 200 pounds, was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Houston Texans out of Ohio State in 2013. He has also spent time with New England and the New York Giants.

Manning, 6-2, 237 pounds was originally selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth-round (163rd overall) of the 2012 NFL draft out of North Carolina State. Manning has had stints with seven different NFL teams. He has seen game action with the Green Bay Packers, San Diego Chargers, Chicago Bears and New York Giants.

Royster, 6-0, 207 pounds, was originally selected by Washington in the sixth-round (177th) overall of the 2011 NFL draft out of Penn State. Royster played in 32 games over three years for the Redskins (2011-2013) and rushed for 416 yards on 81 carries and two touchdowns. He also had 25 catches for 180 yards.

Love, 6-4, 315 pounds, was originally selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round (168th overall) of the 2011 NFL draft out of Arkansas. He was signed by the Falcons on July 29.