Brian Poole (34) of the Falcons can’t stop D.J. Moore of the Carolina Panthers. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Ex-Falcon Brian Poole lands $3.5 million deal with Jets 

Former Falcons nickel back Brian Poole agreed to a one-year $3.5 million contract with the New York Jets on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

Poole, who made the Falcons as an undrafted free agent from Florida, played in 47 games and made 21 starts over the past three seasons. 

He had 195 tackles and four interceptions.

Falcons coach Dan Quinn has said that he plans to look at Damontae Kazee at nickel back. 

The team elected not to tender Poole, who will receive more than the restricted free agent tender from the Jets. He was also set to talk to the Bengals.

Poole is expected to replace Buster Skrine as the Jets’ nickel back. Skrine signed with the Bears.

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