Posted: Tuesday, March 18th 2014 at 9:55pm
Falcons look to bolster return game with signing of Arenas
By The Associated Press
FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a contract with cornerback Javier Arenas.
Arenas, a second-round pick out of Alabama in 2010, has played in 63 games with 12 starts over his four-year career with Kansas City and Arizona. He also has served as a punt and kick returner.
Last season with the Cardinals, he had 12 tackles, one sack and returned 24 kickoffs for a career-best 21.4-yard average.
The Falcons are looking to bolster their secondary after releasing two starters, cornerback Asante Samuel and safety Thomas DeCoud.
Terms of deal with Arenas were not immediately available.
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