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    September 13, 2004

    The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have released LB Terrence Melton and re-signed S Etric Pruitt.

    Pruitt, 6-0, 196, was released by the Falcons on Saturday, September 11 after making the team’s final roster out of training camp. Pruitt was the Falcons’ sixth round draft pick in 2004.

    Melton, 6-1, 235, was signed off the Falcons’ practice squad on Saturday, September 11 prior to the season opener at San Francisco on Sunday, September 12. Melton played on special teams against the ***** in the Falcons’ 21-19 victory.

  • #2
    Re: Falcons release Melton, sign Pruitt

    Yeah, we're so filled w/ injuries in the secondary and LBs that we have to pick players up weekly from our practice squad and pray no one gets hurt again. We should be getting Duncan and Hall back in a few weeks which would greatly help our already desperate depth situation.


    • #3
      Re: Falcons release Melton, sign Pruitt

      We have little depth on defense, especially with those key injuries, and there really isn't a lot of experience at Safety behind out starters either.


      • #4
        Re: Falcons release Melton, sign Pruitt

        We're pretty thin at depth on the defensive side, too. Only five freakin' linebackers, and one (Pisa Tinoisamoa #50, keep an eye out for him) is already hurt. Thank gawd he'll be coming back this week.

        And please, don't mention Jamie Duncan's name around here.


        • #5
          Re: Falcons release Melton, sign Pruitt

          Make that two. Trev Faulk tore his hamstring.


          • #6
            Re: Falcons release Melton, sign Pruitt

            Originally posted by Evil Disco Man
            And please, don't mention Jamie Duncan's name around here.
            LOL, alright, I'll try my best not too. :mask:


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