FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons today announced that they have signed tackle Pat McQuistan and placed tackle Sam Baker on injured reserve.<br />
McQuistan, 6-6, 317 pounds, was originally selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round (211th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft. He has played in 72 career games with 11 starts during his career serving as a member of the Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, and Arizona Cardinals. <br />
Baker, 6-5, 301 pounds, was selected by the Falcons in the first round (21st overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He has played in 70 career games with 61 starts in six seasons with the Falcons.
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