5 Football Players who Played for Browns and Falcons

There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons.

And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Browns and the Falcons.

Austin Hooper

Austin Hooper is a tight end who has played in the NFL for the Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans. Drafted in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Falcons, Hooper quickly developed into a reliable target for quarterback Matt Ryan.

His best season came in 2019 when he caught 75 passes for 787 yards and six touchdowns, earning his second consecutive Pro Bowl selection with the Falcons.

So far in his 7 years in the league, Hooper has accumulated 339 receptions and 25 touchdowns.

*Hooper was previously the most popular pick for this square (Grid 7)

Andre Rison

Andre Rison was selected in the first round, 22nd overall, by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1989 NFL Draft. Throughout his career, Rison’s big-play ability made him one of the most exciting receivers of his era, and his contributions on the field were often matched by his colorful personality off of it.

During his career, Rison played for multiple teams including the Colts, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders. As a wide receiver, he amassed over 10,000 receiving yards and 84 touchdown receptions.

He was a five-time Pro Bowl selection and a First-Team All-Pro in 1990. He was also a key mid-season addition to the Packers team that ended up winning Super Bowl XXXI.

Rison Key Stats

  • 1st Team All-Pro (Falcons)
  • Pro Bowl (Falcons, Chiefs)
  • Super Bowl Champ (Packers)
  • 1000+ Yard Receiving Season (Falcons, Chiefs)

Alex Mack

Alex Mack was an NFL center well-recognized for his consistency and technical skills in the league. He started his career in 2009 when the Cleveland Browns selected him in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Mack played there for seven seasons, earning Pro Bowl honors three times.

In 2016, he signed with the Atlanta Falcons and became a vital part of their offensive line that reached Super Bowl LI. Mack secured four additional Pro Bowl selections while with the Falcons.

Mack Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Browns, Falcons, 49ers)

Eric Metcalf

Eric Metcalf was selected as the 13th overall pick in the 1989 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He played in the NFL for 13 seasons, with stints at 7 different teams including the Browns, Falcons, Chargers, Cardinals, Panthers, Redskins, and Packers.

Metcalf was primarily utilized as a return specialist and running back. His versatility and speed made him a significant threat in special teams. Over his career, he recorded almost 8,000 rushing and receiving yards, but his most remarkable achievements came as a return specialist, where he scored 12 return touchdowns.

He was named to three Pro Bowls and earned two 1st Team All-Pro selections. His ability to change games with his special teams play made him one of the most exciting players to watch during his career.

Metcalf Key Stats

  • 1st Team All-Pro (Browns, Chargers)
  • Pro Bowl (Browns, Chargers)
  • 1000+ Receiving Yard Season (Falcons)

Luke McCown

Luke McCown had a lengthy NFL career, spanning over a decade, predominantly in a backup quarterback role. He was drafted in the 4th round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns.

After spending time with the Browns, he moved to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where he played from 2005 to 2008, and had some opportunities as a starter, showcasing potential in various games.

His journey in the NFL continued with stints at several other teams including the Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, and the New Orleans Saints. Throughout his time with the Saints, McCown served as a reliable backup to Drew Brees and even started in a couple of games.

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