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Falcons release veteran guard Jamon Brown

Jamon Brown, who started nine games at guard for the Falcons last season, was released on Monday.

The Atlanta Falcons on Monday released veteran offensive lineman Jamon Brown, who started nine games at guard last season after signing a three-year, $18.75 million free-agent contract.

Brown missed a portion of the start of training camp as Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he was in the concussion protocol. Brown was back on the field for practice Monday but subsequently released.

Originally a third-round pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2015, Brown has played in 60 career games with 47 starts as a member of the Rams, New York Giants, and Falcons.

This season, Brown was more likely to be a depth piece on an offensive line expected to start second-year standout and former first-rounder Chris Lindstrom at right guard and possibly rookie third-round pick Matt Hennessy at left guard. Both Brown and fellow veteran James Carpenter…

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