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Falcons Waive Rookie LB Darius English

The Atlanta Falcons announced Tuesday that they’ve placed rookie LB Darius English on waivers.

English, 22, wound up signing a three-year, $1.66 million contract with the Falcons as a priority free agent out of South Carolina back in May. He stands to make a base salary of $465,000 for the 2017 season.

During his college career at South Carolina, English recorded 134 tackles, 24 tackles for a loss, 15 sacks, five forced fumbles, a recovery and two pass defenses.