Tuesday August 19, 2008
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have cut veteran
wide receiver Joe Horn. The 36-year-old Horn was released on Tuesday by the Falcons, who will receive no return on his guaranteed $2.5 million salary for 2008.
Horn was a disappointment in 2007, when he caught only 27 passes
for 243 yards and one touchdown after signing a four-year, $14.5
million deal. Horn sat out voluntary workouts, did not play in the team's
first two preseason games because of a hamstring injury and asked
to be traded.
The Falcons also have cut ties with veterans Warrick Dunn, Rod
Coleman, DeAngelo Hall and Alge Crumpler as they begin a rebuilding
season. Horn, a 1996 draft pick by Kansas City, played seven years with New Orleans before signing with Atlanta.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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