Falcons waive eight players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m.
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The Falcons trimmed their roster Saturday, waiving eight players, according to the team's website.

Off the roster are TE Chase Coffman, LB Max Gruder, PK Erik Folk, RB Richard Medlin, FB Lee Meisner, DE Louis Nzegwu, WR Kenny Stafford and TE Aron White.

The Falcons also placed OT Will Svitek on injured reserve and reached injury settlements with DT Elisha Joseph and CB Darrin Walls.