Veteran cornerback R.W. McQuarters was one of a handful of defensive backs to get a tryout from the Atlanta Falcons, a league source said.
McQuarters spent the last three seasons with the New York Giants, and won a Super Bowl ring with the team. He’s got skill as a nickel back and has experience on special teams as well.
The Falcons have lost starting cornerback Brian Williams for the season. The tryouts also included another former Giant, Charlie Peprah.
McQuarters has 11 years of experience and made previous stops in Detroit, Chicago and San Francisco. He was a first-round draft pick out of Oklahoma State by the 49ers in 1998.
Follow me at Twitter: BradBiggs
APR 15 Jerry Angelo
A strategy session for draft day as well as my top-five players in this year’s rookie class.
APR 14 Jeff Fedotin
Oakland has whiffed on its first-round picks.
APR 12 Joel Corry
Jacksonville’s pursuit of center Alex Mack came up just short after a valiant effort.