Atlanta Falcons Release RB Mike Davis After One Season

The Atlanta FalconsAre running back Mike DavisESPN has confirmed that the source said that the team is moving on from the single player who was signed to a multiyear agreement during the 2021 offseason.

Davis, a native Atlantan, was signed by the team before last season. The plan was to make him the No. 1 running back. The Falcons had originally intended to make Davis the team's No.1 running back. Davis and the Falcons did not have it the way they wanted. Davis struggled to find a rhythm during last season and was ultimately passed on the depth charts. Cordarrelle Patterson.

Last season, Davis was a starter in eight of the 17 Atlanta games. He ran 138 times for 503 yard and three touchdowns and caught 44 passes for 259 yard and one touchdown. These numbers were down from Davis's 2020 season. Carolina PanthersIn his first start, he was the starter. He had 165 runs for 642 yards and six touchdowns.

The Falcons' Walter Payton Man-of-the-Year nominee for this season's Walter Payton Man-of-the-Year award went to Davis, who has 550 career rushes that have accumulated 2,034 yards and 14 touchdowns. Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, Chicago BearsFalcons. The 49ers drafted him in the fourth round of 2015

Jordan Schultz, a football reporter, first reported Davis's release.

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