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Falcons add LB Darin Drakeford

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The Falcons have added a linebacker who spent time on three practice squads a season ago.

The club announced the signing of first-year pro Darin Drakeford (6-1, 240) on Saturday night. The 23-year-old Drakeford had stints with the Chiefs, Giants and Colts in 2013.

A Maryland product, Drakeford notched 49 tackles (9.5 for loss) and six sacks as a senior for the Terrapins.

In a corresponding roster move, the Falcons waived rookie kicker Sergio Castillo. The Falcons are currently using all 90 roster spots.

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4 Responses to “Falcons add LB Darin Drakeford”
  1. bubbybrisket says: Aug 9, 2014 10:16 PM

    Camp Body

  2. jacobslatter says: Aug 10, 2014 12:18 AM

    Another Scott Pioli KC Chiefs connection.

  3. bigdawg37 says: Aug 10, 2014 1:06 AM

    Why would we sign someone like that we need to sign either Nick Barnett or Johnathon Vilma ijs no more signing of p.s. players that’s dumb #RiseUp

  4. samhackney says: Aug 14, 2014 10:12 PM

    The Falcons should add some professional athletes to their squad

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