Falcons add Javier Arenas

The Atlanta Falcons are signing former Arizona Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Javier Arenas.

Arenas is a former Chiefs second-round pick from Alabama.

He was traded to the Cardinals last May.

In four seasons, he has 148 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries and 22 pass deflections.

He has 106 punt returns for 1,035 yards and 73 kickoff returns for 1,541 yards.

He played in every game last season and had 12 tackles and one sack.

He returned 24 kickoffs and averaged 21.4 yards per return last season.

He was an All-American selection at Alabama.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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