Falcons trade with Broncos for Foxworth

Sept. 2, 2008 at 8:47 PM
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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Falcons made a trade with the Denver Broncos Tuesday, acquiring cornerback Domonique Foxworth for a 2009 seventh-round draft pick.

The details of the deal are contingent on Foxworth's playing time this season. Atlanta also claimed safety Jamaal Fudge off waivers from Jacksonville and released cornerback Blue Adams and fullback Corey McIntyre.

Foxworth was a third-round selection by the Broncos in the 2005 NFL draft and enters his fourth year in the league. In 48 career games, he has totaled 166 tackles (138 solo), three interceptions, 34 passes defended, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

Foxworth was actively involved in the community in Denver and was recognized as the Broncos Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award winner in 2007.

Fudge enters his third year in the NFL, having spent the last two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has played in 20 career games,totaling 15 tackles (12 solo), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

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