Falcons to cut ties with Tatupu
D. Orlando Ledbetter of the AJC reports that the Falcons are set to release linebacker Lofa Tatupu today with an injury settlement. The team announced yesterday that Tatupu would miss the entire season with a torn pectoral injury. Players reported today for the Falcons training camp. Practices begin tomorrow, and with the impending release of Tatupu the Falcons will have an available roster position to fill. By cutting Tatupu, the Falcons save roughly $400,000 in 2012 cap space.