Falcons release Jacob Tuioti-Mariner

The Falcons made some modifications to their 53-man lineup on Tuesday.

The group revealed that they have actually cut linebacker Jacob Tuioti-Mariner and punter Webcam Nizialek. Protective back Chris Williamson has actually been signed to the active lineup from the practice team.

Tuioti-Mariner remained in his 3rd year with the Falcons, however saw his playing time drop after transferring to linebacker in the defense set up by brand-new planner Dean Pees this offseason. He had 9 deals with and 2 sacks in 73 protective snaps over 6 video games. He had 45 deals with, a sack, 2 required fumbles, and 3 fumble healings while using the protective line in his very first 2 seasons.

Nizialek was designated for return from hurt reserve after missing out on time with a hamstring injury, however the Falcons decided to stick with Dustin Colquitt. Williamson was promoted to the active lineup two times this season and had 5 deals with in those getaways.

Falcons launch Jacob Tuioti-Mariner initially appeared on Pro Football Talk

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.