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Goodman among four Falcons rookies to sign

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The Atlanta Falcons signed four draft picks: defensive end Malliciah Goodman, defensive end Stansly Maponga, safety Kemal Ishmael and safety Zeke Motta. The terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Goodman was a fourth-round pick out of Clemson, where he started 28 of 54 career games and recorded 127 tackles to go with 12 sacks.

Maponga, a fifth-round pick, finished his TCU career with 113 tackles, 15.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles.

Ishmael and Motta were both seventh-round selections. Ishmael had 368 career tackles for Central Florida while also collecting 9.5 tackles for loss, six interceptions, six forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries, and one sack. Motta started 29 of 51 career games at Notre Dame, posting 179 tackles.
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