On Wednesday, Falcons K Matt Bryant announced via his Twitter account that he’s being released by Atlanta.
— matt bryant (@Matt_Bryant3) February 6, 2019
Bryant, 43, began his NFL career with the Giants back in 2002. He had stints with the Cowboys, Colts, Dolphins and Buccaneers before eventually signing on with the Falcons in 2009.
The Falcons re-signed Bryant last year to a three-year, $10.5 million contract. He was set to make base salaries of $2.45 million and $2.15 million over the next two years of the agreement.
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing will free up $2,833,332 of available cap space while creating $1,333,334 in dead money.
In 2018, Bryant appeared in 13 games for the Falcons and converted 20 of 21 field goal attempts (95.2 percent) to go along with 33 of 35 extra point tries (94.3 percent).