The Falcons agreed to contract terms with backup quarterback Chris Redman and wide receiver Harry Douglas late Tuesday night.
Redman, 6-3, 225 pounds, who agreed to a one-year deal, was originally selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round (75th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft. He was signed by the Falcons on March 23, 2007 and re-signed in 2008. Redman has served as Matt Ryan’s backup for the last four seasons. In 2011, he appeared in five games completing 18 of 28 pass attempts for 188 yards.
In nine NFL seasons, Redman has appeared in 31 games and completed 286 of 500 pass attempts for 3,179 yards with 21 touchdowns.
Douglas, of Jonesboro agreed to a four-year deal, has been the team’s No. 3 receiver. He’s caught 85 passes for 1,112 yards over four seasons. He missed the 2009 season because of a knee injury.
EARLIER POST — Vance Walker gets $1.26 million tender
Falcons defensive tackle Vance Walker received a tender offer of $1.26 million on Tuesday.
Walker, 6-foot-2, 304 pounds, was a seventh round pick (210th overall) out of Georgia Tech in 2009.
He played in all 16 games last season and registered 25 tackles, including 17 solos. He also had two sacks and one forced fumble.
Over his career, he’s had 77 tackles and 55 solos with the Falcons.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog