Falcons Sign Verron Haynes

Posted Apr 29, 2009

FLOWERY BRANCH, GA - The Atlanta Falcons made two roster moves on Wednesday, including the signing free agent running back Verron Haynes.

Verron Haynes, 30, is a 5-9, 222-pound running back from Georgia. In six NFL seasons, all with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he's totaled 738 yards on 174 carries (4.2 avg), with 3 rushing touchdowns, all coming during the 2005 NFL season.

He also has 58 career receptions for 429 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Haynes attended North Prep High School in Sandy Springs, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2001.

Also on Wednesday, the Falcons waived wide receiver Troy Bergeron, whom they had signed on Tuesday.

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