FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) _ The Atlanta Falcons signed former
Georgia Tech safety Jamal Lewis and two more rookie free agents on
Monday and released linebacker Earl Everett and safety Nick
The Falcons signed Lewis, wide receiver Tony Gonzalez and safety
Eric Brock after the three were part of a group who participated in
a three-day minicamp last week on a tryout basis.
The other undrafted rookies invited to the tryout, including
running back Chad Hall of Air Force and Wesleyan School in
Norcross, near Atlanta, were not signed by the Falcons.
Lewis (5-11, 199), had 74 tackles as a senior to rank third on
Georgia Tech's team.
Gonzalez (5-10, 192) had 89 career catches for 1,186 yards and
12 touchdowns at Boston College and now joins his college
quarterback, Matt Ryan, who was the Falcons' first-round pick in
Brock (6-2, 204) had 59 tackles for Auburn last season.