Falcons, Alex Mack “very close” to a contract

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The Falcons may owe the Jaguars a thank-you note.

Center Alex Mack has voided the remainder of a contract crafted by the Jaguars as an offer sheet two years ago and matched by the Browns, making Mack a free agent at 4:00 p.m. ET. And Cleveland’s loss could be Atlanta’s gain.

PFT has confirmed that Mack and the Falcons are “very close” to a deal.

Mack would step back into the middle of the Kyle Shanahan offense. The duo worked together for one year in Cleveland, when Shanahan served as offensive coordinator there in 2014.