7:23 pm March 3, 2011, by D. Orlando Ledbetter
The Falcons signed offensive tackle Will Svitek and punter Ken Parrish today.
Svitek, 6-foot-6, 308 pounds, played in all 17 games last season as a reserve offensive lineman.
He was originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft and signed as a free agent by the Falcons on February 12, 2009. In two seasons in Atlanta, Svitek has appeared in 29 games making two starts at left tackle.
Parrish, 6-1, 210 pounds, was most recently a member of the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League. Parrish, who’s from East Stroudsburg University, was originally signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He has also spent time with the Philadelphia Eagles (2009 and 2010) and the New York Jets (2009).
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog
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