5:36 pm March 9, 2010, by D. Orlando Ledbetter
Cornerback Brent Grimes, a former undrafted rookie free agent, was signed to an exclusive rights free agent contract on Tuesday.
In an unrelated move, the Falcons released wide receiver James Swinton, who was on the practice squad.
Grimes started eight of 16 games last season and led the team with six interceptions.
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