• Falcons sign LB Bruce Carter to 1-year contract extension

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    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed linebacker Bruce Carter to a one-year contract extension.

    The team announced the move Monday.

    Carter is a seven-year veteran who played in 11 games for Atlanta last season. He was credited with 21 tackles (16 solo) and seven special teams tackles.

    Carter was a second-round pick by the Dallas Cowboys in 2011. He also played with Tampa Bay and the New York Jets before signing with the Falcons last September.

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