Falcons bolster defense, add Courtney Upshaw
The Atlanta Falcons signed LB Courtney Upshaw to a deal that has not yet been disclosed according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Courtney Upshaw will join a Falcons team that is poised to improve in 2016. Upshaw is the latest of offseason transactions on the defensive side of the football, most notably at the linebacker position. Upshaw brings durability and leadership to the Falcons. In five seasons, Upshaw never missed a game. He finished 2015 with 51 tackles, 6.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and two pass deflections with the Ravens.