Middleton, 22, wound up signing on with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia State back in May. He agreed to a three-year, $1.755 million contract but was waived a few days later.
During his college career at Georgia State, Middleton recorded 190 tackles, 3.5 sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery and five pass defenses.
Cheevers wound up going undrafted out of Boston College back in May. He later signed a three-year, $1.755 million contract with the Titans, but was waived with a with an injury designation soon after.
Cheevers reverted to the Titans’ injured reserve list before eventually being waived with a settlement. The Falcons signed him to a contract last week.
During his college career at Boston College, Cheevers recorded 55 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss, nine interceptions, one defensive touchdown, two forced fumbles, a recovery and 10 pass defenses over the course of two years and 17 games.