Houston Roughnecks linebacker Edmond Robinson (51) recovers a fumble and runs toward the end zone during the game between the Dallas Renegades and the Houston Roughnecks on March 1, 2020 at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Texas.
Photo: Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire
Photo: Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire

Updated Falcons depth chart: Reynolds, Robinson add depth at linebacker

After losing De’Vondre Campbell in free agency, the Falcons were thin at the linebacker position behind Deion Jones and Foye Oluokun.

In the second phase of free agency the Falcons added linebacker LaRoy Reynolds and Edmond Robinson to provide depth. They also can add additional linebackers in the draft, which is set for April 23-25, and in the undrafted rookie class. 

Reynolds is a special-teams maven who played with the Falcons in 2016 and 2017. 

Robinson, who last played for the Houston Roughnecks of the XFL, agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Falcons on Saturday.

Robinson, who’s 6-foot-2 and 245 pounds, was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round (232nd overall) of the 2015 NFL draft. 

Robinson, who played at Newberry, also has spent time with the Jets and Cardinals. He has played in 22 NFL games and made one start. 

He’s the second player the Falcons signed from the XFL. They also signed former D.C. Defenders tight end Khari Lee. He also played with the Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football. 

Here’s a look at the Falcons’ updated depth chart: 


WR 11 Julio Jones, 13 Christian Blake, 19 Devin Gray, 80 Laquon Treadwell
LT 70 Jake Matthews, 75 John Wetzel 
LG 73 Matt Gono, 77 James Carpenter, 64 Sean Harlow
C 51 Alex Mack
RG 63 Chris Lindstrom, 68 Jamon Brown, 65 Justin McCray
RT 76 Kaleb McGary 
TE 81 Hayden Hurst, 86 Khari Lee 87 Jaeden Graham, 85 Carson Meier
WR 18 Calvin Ridley, 83 Russell Gage, 17 Olamide Zaccheaus, 15 Brandon Powell
QB 2 Matt Ryan, 8 Matt Schaub, 6 Kurt Benkert, 16 Danny Etling 
RB 21/23 Todd Gurley, 25 Ito Smith, 30 Qadree Ollison, 23 Brian Hill, 42 Craig Reynolds
FB 40 Keith Smith 


DE 56 Dante Fowler 53 Austin Larkin
DT 97 Grady Jarrett,
DT 96 Tyeler Davison, 94 Deadrin Senat
DE 93 Allen Bailey, 55 Steven Means, 50 John Cominsky
DE 99 Takk McKinley 91 Jacob Tuioti-Mariner
LB 54 Foyesade Oluokun, xx Edmond Robinson, 52 Ahmad Thomas 
LB 45 Deion Jones, 55 LaRoy Reynolds
RCB 26 Isaiah Oliver, 39 C.J. Reavis 
LCB 20 Kendall Sheffield, 33 Blidi Wreh-Wilson, 28 Jordan Miller
NCB 37 Ricardo Allen, 34 Chris Cooper
SS 22 Keanu Neal, 35 Jamal Carter 
FS 27 Damontae Kazee, 37 Ricardo Allen  


K 7 Younghoe Koo
KO 7 Younghoe Koo
P 9 Ryan Allen, 9 Sam Irwin-Hill
LS 47 Josh Harris
H 9 Ryan Allen
KOR 17 Olamide Zaccheaus, 15 Brandon Powell
PR 17 Olamide Zaccheaus, 15 Brandon Powell


The Bow Tie Chronicles Podcasts:

Can be found on Google, iTunes and TuneIn

For more content about the Atlanta Falcons:

Follow me on Twitter @DorlandoAJC

On Facebook at Atlanta Falcons News Now

Atlanta Falcons coverage on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Have a question? Email me at dledbetter@ajc.com

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism.
AJC.com. Atlanta. News. Now.

Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism.
AJC.com. Atlanta. News. Now.