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Atlanta Falcons blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

Here’s the deal on the Thomas DeCoud dilemma

  • 12:34 pm Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

Safety Thomas DeCoud is a member of the Atlanta Falcons. You know, today.

He may be released in the near future.

He may not be released in the near future.

When the team was asked to clarify his status they stood by their longstanding policy not to address “rumors.”

There is a lot of speculation surrounding DeCoud because of the dip in his play last season. We’ve been reporting since January that he was a potential salary cap casualty.

The Falcons could elect to part ways with cornerback Asante Samuel (saving $4.5 million), safety Thomas DeCoud ($4.2 million), running back Steven Jackson ($3 million), linebacker Stephen [More]