Seahawks, Falcons, and Patriots Sign Players to "Reserve/Future" Contracts

Now that they've been eliminated from the playoffs, the Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, and Seattle Seahawks have begun signing practice squad players to "Reserve/Future" contracts.

Atlanta added seven of the eight players who finished the season on the team's practice squad. Offensive linemen Rob Bruggeman and Jose Valdez joined defensive end Emmanuel Stephens, tight end Marquez Branson, and wide receivers Tim Buckley, Brandyn Harvey, and Andy Strickland.

Linebacker Robert James and tight end Robbie Agnone, who finished the season on in the practice squad/injured reserve list, have not yet signed.

New England signed quarterback Jonathan Crompton, wide receivers Darnell Jenkins and Buddy Farnham, tight end Carson Butler, defensive tackle Marlon Favorite, cornerback Thad Turner, and safety Ross Ventrone.

Practice squad offensive linemen Thomas Austin and Steve Maneri have not yet signed.

The Seattle Seahawks signed wide receivers Dominique Edison and Patrick Williams to future contracts on Monday.

Seattle has exclusive negotiating rights with quarterback Nate Davis, running backs Andre Anderson and Chris Henry, tight end Nick Tow-Arnett, defensive end Maurice Fountain and Derek Walker, and linebackers Vuna Tuihalamaka and Michael Johnson for the next six days.

The Baltimore Ravens signed their practice squad to "Reserve/Future" contracts on Monday, as well.

To check out each team's "Reserve/Future" contract signings, click here.

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