Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) – The Atlanta Falcons signed former
Carolina Panthers safety Charles Godfrey on Tuesday.
Godfrey was released by the Panthers last week. He had mostly been limited to
sub-packages this season, recording 19 tackles over seven games (one start).
A third-round pick of the Panthers in 2008, Godfrey started 72 games over his
first five seasons with the team, then started the initial two contests of the
2013 campaign before tearing his right Achilles and missing the remainder of
Over 82 games with the Panthers, Godfrey produced 11 interceptions, 33 passes
defensed, seven forced fumbles and 372 total tackles.
To make room for Godfrey, the Falcons waived safety Sean Baker.