August 18, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • The Atlanta Falcons have added one other former Chicago Bear in Eddie Goldman
  • Ryan Tempo continues to lure former Bears gamers to Atlanta
  • Goldman is predicted to present the Falcons an added veteran presence

The Atlanta Falcons have added tooth to their defensive position, with reviews of now-former Chicago Bears defensive deal with Eddie Goldman agreeing to a one-year deal.

The 28-year-old turns into the sixth former Bears participant to affix the Falcons’ nest, reportedly a results of former Falcons common supervisor Ryan Tempo’s affect to soak up his ex-players.

Tempo was fired by the Bears after the 2021 season after which moved to the Falcons, the place he’s now serving as a senior govt.

Goldman was initially drafted by the Bears in 2015 within the second spherical.

Final season in Chicago, the previous Florida State product began in 14 video games and notched 22 tackles.

The one-year deal that Goldman agreed to means he can be becoming a member of different former gamers that performed for Chicago. That listing contains Germain Ifedi, Damiere Byrd, Damien Williams, Teez Tabor and Elijah Wilkinson.

Again in March, the Bears launched Goldman in a transfer to create extra cap room.

The transaction freed up $6.7 million in cap area for Chicago.

The deal additionally comes after the Falcons reduce ties with Tyeler Davison. Which means that the 28-year-old participant is in line for a beginning function with Atlanta alongside the likes of Anthony Rush and Vincent Taylor.

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Goldman can even be part of Grady Jarrett as veterans on the Falcons’ defensive entrance within the staff’s base 3-4 scheme.

Jarrett, a two-time Professional Bowl choice, is returning after signing a $51 million, three-year contract extension that continues by the 2025 season, the Sacramento Bee reported.

The Goldman pact additionally eases some stress on the defensive wants of the Falcons as they misplaced linebacker Foye Oluokun, who moved to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The linebacker from Missouri agreed to a three-year deal price $45 million.

Combining with Deion Jones for 300 tackles final season, Goldman will attempt to fill that void, at the least for the approaching NFL season.

Different additions to the Atlanta fold embody Rashaan Evans.

Additionally trying to have a breakout season is Mykal Walker, somebody who has but to get an outlined function.

Eddie Goldman Picture: Getty Photographs | Will Newton

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