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Falcons release WR Douglas, OG Blalock, DE Massaquoi

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting offensive guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi on Friday, a day after cutting running back Steven Jackson.

Douglas, a third-round pick in 2008, had career-high totals of 85 receptions for 1,067 yards in 2013, when he started in 11 of 16 games. Douglas, a third-round draft pick from Louisville in 2008, usually was the No. 3 receiver behind Julio Jones and Roddy White.

Blalock, a second-round pick from Texas in 2007, started all 125 games in which he played, including 15 in 2014.

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Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan4694
Pass TDs: M. Ryan28
Rush Yds: S. Jackson707
Rush TDs: S. Jackson6
Rec Yds: J. Jones1593
Rec TDs: R. White7
Int: K. Ishmael4
Sacks: K. Biermann4.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6051 (8)
Passing Yards: 4758 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1498 (24)
Points per game: 23.8 (12)
Yards per game: 378.2 (8)
Touchdowns: 39 (12)
Field Goals: 29 (8)
NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Carolina 781.469
New Orleans 790.438
Atlanta 6100.375
Tampa Bay 2140.125
Full Standings
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6372 (32)
Passing Yards: 4618 (32)
Rushing Yards: 1894 (21)
Points per game: 26.1 (27)
Yards per game: 398.3 (32)
Touchdowns: 41 (23)
Field Goals: 31 (26)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/3 N. Stupar re-signed
2/27 J. Blalock cut
2/27 H. Douglas cut
2/27 J. Massaquoi cut
2/26 S. Jackson cut
2/25 M. Bryant re-signed Three-year extension (through 2017)
2/24 N. Williams signed
2/24 P. DiMarco re-signed Two-year extension (through 2016)
2/24 C. Matthews re-signed Two-year extension (through 2016)
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/28 J. Asamoah back (Questionable)
12/28 S. Jackson quadriceps (Questionable)
12/28 J. Jones hip (Questionable)
12/28 R. McClain illness (Questionable)
12/28 J. Wilson hamstring (Questionable)
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