The Atlanta Falcons are zeroing in on re-signing defensive end Kroy Biermann, a fifth-round draft pick from 2008 that has taken off the last two seasons.
According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, his re-signing is “imminent” and should happen by the end of the day Friday.
Per the report, the Falcons want to sign Biermann to a four-year deal and he is seeking a three-year deal in the range of $10 million to $12 million total. The 26-year-old Biermann has not missed a game in his four-year career. He’s been used as a situational pass rusher and with the Falcons losing John Abraham, they’ll need to hang on to other players who can get to the quarterback.
Biermann may be used more under new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan. He has seven sacks over the last two seasons.
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