FLOWERY BRANCH — Wide receiver Eric Weems, who made the Pro Bowl as a special teams player while with the Falcons, was re-signed by the team on Thursday.
Weems was recently released by the Chicago Bears.
The Falcons waived wide receiver Jabin Sambrano.
Weems, 5-foot-9. 195 pounds, was originally signed by the Falcons as a college free agent out of Bethune-Cookman following the 2007 NFL draft.
He played five seasons with the Falcons before signing with the Chicago Bears in 2012.
Weems set a franchise record for the longest kick return touchdown in Falcons history with a 102-yard return at Tampa Bay