Falcons claim Taylor Gabriel

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A day after being waived by the Browns, wide receiver Taylor Gabriel was claimed by the Falcons.

In Atlanta Gabriel is reunited with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, under whom he played in 2014 as an undrafted rookie. Gabriel could end up getting a chance to handle return duties for the Falcons.

The Browns drafted four wide receivers last spring, so both Gabriel and the Falcons probably knew there was a good chance he would hit the waiver wire at some point.

Gabriel, who’s just 5-foot-8, has played in 29 games over his two NFL seasons and has caught 64 passes. He returned four kickoffs as a rookie.