Falcons retaining Umenyiora, at current salary

The Atlanta Falcons are retaining veteran defensive ends Osi Umenyiora and Kroy Biermann, at their current salaries.

The Falcons don't plan to restructure their deals, according to general manager Thomas Dimitroff.

Dimitroff told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution they won't be adjusting the contracts.

Umenyiora has a $4.75 million salary-cap figure and a $2.5 million salary. He had 7 1/2 sacks and three forced fumbles last season.

Birermann has a $4.08 salary-cap figure, and a $3.05 million base salary.

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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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