Atlanta Falcons: Five players who are on the bubble

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5) T.J. Yates, QB

Aug 21, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Atlanta Falcons quarterback T.J. Yates (13) runs with the ball during the second half of their game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Falcons 30-22. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

T.J. Yates’ stock is on the decline. It has been for quite some time and how has not only Sean Renfree on his heels, but free agent quarterback Rex Grossman on his tail. Yates was aquired by the Falcons in a trade that sent linebacker Akeem Dent to the Houston Texans in return for Yates, but has proven to be a terrible trade.

Yates won a playoff game while with the Texans, but seems to be more like a fluke than anything else. Yates seems timid with every throw he takes and continues to rack up interceptions while in the game for the Falcons. It is unclear at this time if Grossman will be signed, but if he does, you can almost instantly pencil in Grossman as the backup which would send both Yates and Renfree packing.