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Updated Falcons free-agency tracker

FALCONS SIGNED IN FREE AGENCY

Kenjon Barner, returner. Signed a one-year contract worth $895,000 on March 15. He received a $40,000 signing bonus.

Jamon Brown, guard: He signed a three-year, $18.75 million contract, which included a $5.5 million signing bonus on March 14. 

James Carpenter, guard: Signed a four-year $21 million deal March 14. He received a $3.5 million signing bonus.

Adrian Clayborn, defensive end. Signed a one-year contract that is worth $2 million April 9. He received a $750,000 signing bonus. 

Chris Cooper, safety. Signed to a two-year contract worth $1.08 million. He has spent time with the Chiefs, Bengals and Colts.

Tyeler Davision, defensive tackle. He had a base salary of $1.9 million with the Saints last season. 

Adam Gettis, guard: Signed a one-year contract worth $805,000 with the Falcons on April 4. He’s been bouncing around the league since 2012 and has started one game and played in 17. 

Afolabi Laguda, safety. Signed to a two-year contract worth $1.08 million. The former Brookwood High star spent last season on the Rams practice squad after going undrafted out of Colorado. 

Chris Odom, defensive end. Signed to a two-year contract. 

Luke Stocker, tight end. Signed a two-year contract worth $5.5 million March 15. He received a $1.5 million signing bonus.

John Wetzel, tackle. Signed to a one-year contract.

STAYING

Kemal Ishmael, linebacker: He signed a one-year, $890,000 deal that was signed on Thursday, April 4. He received a $90,000 signing bonus.

Justin Hardy, wide receiver: He signed a one-year $895,000 deal on March 22. He received a $90,000 signing bonus. 

Logan Paulsen, tight end: He signed a one-year $1.02 million deal on March 18. He received a $90,000 signing bonus.

Matt Schaub, quarterback: Signed a two-year, $3.78 million contract extension on March 12. Schaub received a $750,000 signing bonus and has a base salary of $1.03 million for 2019. His salary cap number is $1.405 for 2019. The team can exercise the option for 2020 which calls for a $2 million base salary with a salary cap number of $2.375 million. 

Ty Sambrailo, right tackle/guard: He signed a three-year contract extension that’s worth $14.25 million over three years  with escalator clauses that could push it up to $18 million , according to NFLPA documents. He received a $3 million signing bonus. The deal averages $4.75 million per year before the escalator clauses kick in for 2020 and 2021. A total of $6 million of the contract is guaranteed.

Bruce Carter, linebacker: He signed a one-year, $930,000 deal (cap number $645,000; cash value $930,000).

Blidi Wreh-Wilson, cornerback: He signed a one-year, $895,000 deal with a $90,000 signing bonus on Feb. 25. 

Steven Means, defensive end: He signed a one-year, $895,000 ($90,000 signing bonus; contract year 2019, cap number $735,000, cash value $895,000.

MOVING ON 

Jordan Richards, safety: Ended up splitting the strong safeties duties with Sharrod Neasman last season. Signed with the Raiders on Friday. 

Bruce Irvin, defensive end/linebacker: He signed a one-year $4 million deal with the Panthers on March 19. He received a $1.4 million signing bonus. 

Brian Poole, cornerback: Signed a one-year $3.5 million deal with the Jets on March 15. He received a $2 million signing bonus. 

Brooks Reed, defensive end: He was cut and signed with Arizona. He signed a one-year $1.625 million deal on Feb. 11. He received a $250,000 signing bonus. 

Robert Alford, cornerback: He was cut and signed with Arizona. He signed a three-year, $22.5 million deal on Feb. 8. He received a $4.5 million signing bonus.

Tevin Coleman, running back: He signed a two-year $10 million deal with the 49ers.

Marvin Hall, wide receiver (exclusive rights free agent): Signed a one-year contract worth $645,000 with the Chicago Bears on March 15.

Justin Bethel, cornerback: Led the team in special teams tackles last season. He signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Ravens on March 19. He received a $1 million signing bonus. 

STILL AVAILABLE

Ryan Schraeder, right tackle: He was released by the team on Wednesday. By cutting Schraeder post June 1, the Falcons gained $6.45 million in salary-cap room and will have a $3.8 million hit on their dead money on the $188.2 million.

Matt Bryant, kicker: Team declined to exercise their option. He wants to keep playing at age 44. 

Andy Levitre, left guard: He wants to keep playing after missing most of the past two seasons with a pectoral injury. Was the opening day starter at left guard the past four seasons, but the team is moving on from him. 

Ben Garland, right guard: Couldn’t get the job done at guard over the past two seasons. 

Zane Beadles, offensive guard: Signed as a veteran stop-gap after Levitre and Fusco went down with injuries.  

Derrick Shelby, defensive end: Tried to play through a groin injury last season. Team released and re-signed him last season, but don’t want him back this time around.

Terrell McClain, defensive tackle: He was a place holder after team couldn’t re-sign Dontari Poe. 

Joe Condo, long snapper: He was signed when Josh Harris was injured. 

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