Zimmerman waived from Falcons

Brookwood grad Dawson Zimmerman was waived by the Atlanta Falcons on Saturday. It was one of five transactions made by the team.

The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Zimmerman was signed by the Falcons as a college free agent out of Clemson in April. He was an Academic All-ACC selection and team specialist of the year in 2010, posting a 42.7-yard average on 60 punts along with 19 punts inside the 20, nine punts of 50+ yards, and a 40.6-yard net average.

Fullback Bradie Ewing was placed on injured reserve, the team signed tight end Chase Coffman an and fullback Lousaka Polite. The Falcons have also waived-injured tight end Adam Nissley.