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Falcons reportedly lock up DE Ray Edwards, OT Tyson Clabo

07.29.11 at 2:13 pm ET

The Falcons inked a pair of linemen Friday, one for each side of the football.

FOX Sport’s Jay Glazer tweeted that Atlanta had signed former Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards to a five-year deal. The amount of money owed to Edwards in the deal was not disclosed. Edwards had 29½ sacks for Minnesota over the last five seasons, including eight last season.

According to an Associated Press report, offensive tackle Tyson Clabo also signed a five-year deal, worth $25 million ($11.5 million guaranteed). For three straight seasons, he has started in all 16 games  for Atlanta. Edwards made the Pro Bowl for the first time in 2010.

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