Wide receiver Colby Pearsonof the Brigham Young Cougars runs with the football after a reception against the Arizona Wildcats during the college football game at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Falcons waive wide receiver Pearson

The Falcons waived (injury settlement) wide receiver Colby Pearson in a roster move announced by the team Friday.

The 23-year old was signed last month after he was released by the Packers. He was originally signed by the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of BYU and spent a portion of last season with the team.

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