FALCONS CUT THREE PLAYERS
March 1, 2013Eastern Indiana Sports
The Atlanta Falcons released running back Michael Turner, cornerback Dunta Robinson and defensive end John Abraham.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the decision will save the team $15.9 million in cap space.
COACH MIKE SMITH'S STATEMENT:
"As a football coach, it is never easy to cut any player, especially veteran players who have been valuable members of the organization. The guys we released today have contributed to the success that we have had over the last five years, and we greatly appreciate their efforts."
Turner spent five seasons with the Falcons running for 6,081 yards with a franchise-record 60 touchdowns.