Falcons sign Derrick Shelby, cut Paul Soliai

The Atlanta Falcons signed Miami Dolphins defensive end Derrick Shelby to a four-year, $21 million deal. Shelby left the Dolphins after starting nine games last season. The Falcons cut veteran nose tackle Paul Soliai Shelby had 3 1/2 sacks, 31 quarterback hurries and four passes defended last season. Shelby is a stout defensive lineman. 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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