Falcons cut Justin Durant and William Moore

The Atlanta Falcons cut linebacker  Justin Durant and safety William Moore. “We want to thank both of these guys for their commitment and work ethic,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. “They battled through injuries to give everything they had for their teammates this season and I will always be appreciative of that.” Durant was due a $1.75 million base salary next season, but it costs them $833,000 in dead money. Moore had a $4.5 million base salary next season, but are charged $3.3 million against the cap. Durant is a former Jacksonville Jaguars second-round draft pick. Moore is a former Falcons second-round draft pick. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
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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