Falcons Release Roby, Promote Martino

The Falcons announced that they have released wide receiver Courtney Roby while promoting fellow wide receiver Freddie Martino from the practice squad, tweets Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com (via Twitter).

Martino, a JUCO product, signed with Atlanta as a UFDA on May 12th. In his four years for the North Greenville Crusaders, the 6’0″ WR caught 296 passes for 3,766 yards and 26 touchdowns.

Roby, 31, has 92 career NFL games to his credit and his best work has come as a kick returner. In 2009, he returned 42 kicks for an average of 27.5 yards per attempt with the Saints.

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