Thomas Dimitroff said they had tough decisions to make going into the off-season. Today they announced that they have released 26 year old tight end Levine Toilolo.
Toilolo had 13 receptions 2 touchdown in 2016. 12 Receptions 1 Touchdown in 2017.
Also have released veteran Defensive End Derrick Shelby who signed 4 year 18 million in 2016.
Falcons will save 2.5 Million with Toilolo and 3 Million with Shelby.
#Falcons are cutting defensive end Derrick Shelby, per a league source. Cap causality on way to signing Matt Ryan. Atlanta will save $4.5M.
— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) March 2, 2018
The #Falcons have some tough choices to make and one has been made: They are cutting TE Levine Toilolo, I’m told. He signed a 3-year, $12M deal just last year.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 2, 2018