Falcons Sign A Pair

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Friday June 20, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a
four-year deal with third-round draft pick Harry Douglas, a wide
receiver from Louisville. The Falcons also announced Friday the signing of free-agent safety Deke Cooper.

Cooper (6-2, 210) had three interceptions while starting 15
games for Carolina last season. He also has played for Jacksonville
and San Francisco. Douglas (5-11, 175) had 173 career catches and 15 touchdown catches at Louisville.

The Falcons released four players, including safety Jamal Lewis
of Georgia Tech. The team also released offensive tackle Michael
Butterworth, defensive end Derrick Jones and offensive lineman Kurt
Quarterman.

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