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Atlanta Falcons (7-9)


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vs. Car
W 40-20
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@ SF
W 29-22
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vs. Jax
W 24-12
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@ TB
W 28-22
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Falcons cut ties with OLB Beasley, set to become free agent

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have cut ties with outside linebacker Vic Beasley, who led the NFL in sacks in the team's run to the Super Bowl but didn't come close to matching that production over the last three seasons.

The decision announced Monday means the 27-year-old Beasley will become an unrestricted free agent when the new league year begins on March 18.

"As we continue to craft our 2020 roster, we'd like to thank Vic for five years of effort on behalf of our organization," general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-New Orleans 1330.813
Atlanta 790.438
Tampa Bay 790.438
Carolina 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan4466
Pass TDs: M. Ryan26
Rush Yds: D. Freeman656
Rush TDs: Q. Ollison4
Rec Yds: J. Jones1394
Rec TDs: C. Ridley7
Int: D. Trufant4
Sacks: V. Beasley Jr.8.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6075 (5)
Passing Yards: 5049 (2)
Rushing Yards: 1361 (30)
Points per game: 23.8 (13)
Yards per game: 379.7 (5)
Touchdowns: 39 (16)
Field Goals: 32 (3)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5693 (20)
Passing Yards: 4137 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1775 (15)
Points per game: 24.9 (22)
Yards per game: 355.8 (20)
Touchdowns: 41 (19)
Field Goals: 30 (28)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/29 J. Brown illness (Out)
12/29 A. Clayborn knee (Out)
12/29 B. Powell wrist (Out)
12/20 J. Carpenter concussion (IR)
12/17 T. McKinley shoulder (IR)
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