FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons acquired cornerback Tye Hill on Tuesday in a trade with the St. Louis Rams in exchange for an undisclosed 2010 draft selection.
Hill, 5-foot-10, 185 pounds, enters his fourth season in the NFL after being selected as a first round (15th overall) draft choice by the Rams in 2006. A starter in 21 of 28 career games played, he has totaled 94 tackles (79 solo), four interceptions, 15 passes defensed, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble.
September 01, 2009|
From staff reports
ATLANTA - San Diego's Philip Rivers led touchdown drives in two of his three possessions in his first game since signing a contract extension, before the Atlanta Falcons' backups rallied to beat the Chargers 27-24 in an exhibition game Saturday night.
August 29, 2009|
By Charles Odum
The Associated Press