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Falcons cut quarterback Harrington

Updated: March 5, 2008, 5:54 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons released quarterback Joey Harrington on Wednesday, leaving the team with only two quarterbacks as it prepares to address the position in the NFL draft.

The Falcons also cut veteran quarterback Byron Leftwich last month.

The release of Harrington may increase the chances the team will take a quarterback, perhaps Matt Ryan, with the No. 3 overall selection in the draft.

Ryan, from Boston College, is widely considered the top quarterback in the draft.

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