Terry Fontenot issues statement on Deion Jones trade as Falcons officially announce deal with Cleveland Browns

The Atlanta Falcons have traded inside linebacker Deion Jones to the Cleveland Browns

the teams announced Monday

Atlanta will also send its 2024 seventh-round pick to Cleveland in exchange for Cleveland's 2024 sixth-round pick.

Jones was in his seventh season in Atlanta

He recorded 650 total tackles (428 solo), 40 tackles for loss, 11 interceptions

He had not appeared on the active roster this season after being placed on the IR on Sept

Atlanta currently has five inside linebackers on its active roster – Troy Andersen, Rashaan Evans, Nick Kwiatkoski, Nathan Landman and Mykal Walker