FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons have signed defensive end Steven Means and placed safety Keanu Neal on injured reserve.
Means was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round of the 2013 draft. He played in 10 games for the Buccaneers during his rookie season. Means has spent time with the Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans, and most recently the Philadelphia Eagles where he played in 14 games over two years for the team.
Neal was named to the Pro Bowl following the 2017 season and has played in 31 games since joining the Falcons as a first-round draft selection in 2016. He has totaled 220 tackles (154 solo) with one interception, 15 passes defensed and eight forced fumbles.