- Pat Yasinskas, ESPN Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter
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Coach Mike Smith said Tuesday afternoon that the Falcons have signed veteran Jeremy Trueblood. He previously was a starter in Tampa Bay before losing his job last season and spending this preseason with Washington.
Holmes, a second-year player, has struggled since taking over at right tackle when Mike Johnson went down with a season-ending injury. Holmes is likely to start the season opener, but Trueblood could challenge him as soon as he learns the offense.
The Atlanta Falcons now have another option at right tackle besides Lamar Holmes.Coach Mike Smith said Tuesday afternoon that the Falcons have signed veteran Jeremy Trueblood.