Falcons Promote WR Nick Williams To Active Roster & Waive CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson


Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Falcons are promoting WR Nick Williams to their active roster on Friday.

The Falcons have confirmed the move and announced that they’ve waived CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson.

Williams, 26, originally signed on with the Redskins as an undrafted free agent out of Connecticut back in May 2013. After two years in Washington, Williams caught on with the Falcons as a free agent in 2015 and managed to make the 53-man roster last year. The Falcons,

The Falcons, unfortunately, waived him at the start of the 2016 season but later signed him to their practice squad.

In 2015, Williams appeared in 14 games for the Falcons and caught 17 passes for 159 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

Wreh-Wilson, 26, is a former third-round pick of the Titans back in 2013. He was in the final year of his four-year, $2.937 million rookie contract and set to make a base salary of $731,305 for the 2016 season when he was waived a while ago.

Wreh-Wilson has worked for a several teams in recent weeks including the Dolphins, Seahawks, Lions, Jets and Giants.

In 2015, Wreh-Wilson appeared in 10 games for the Titans and recorded 20 tackles, no interceptions, and three pass defenses.

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