The move comes as little surprise. While Blalock, 31, was a solid player for the Falcons, starting 125 games over eight seasons, the road-grader wasn't seen as a good fit for play-caller Kyle Shanahan's zone-blocking scheme.
Bobby Wagner on acclimating with Rams: 'In order to lead, you've got to learn how they do things'
Rams linebacker Bobby Wagner is on a mission to become a respected leader for his new team, and the six-time All-Pro is making his presence felt early in the offseason programs to ensure he's acclimated properly.
Packers QB coach Tom Clements: Aaron Rodgers 'doesn't need reps at this time of year'
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers' absence from voluntary offseason workouts is hardly of any concern in the eyes of new offensive coordinator Tom Clements.
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Thursday, May 19
Ravens punter Sam Koch announced his retirement on Thursday after 16 seasons in the NFL.
Giants QB Daniel Jones preparing 'to play as well as I can' entering contract year
Having his fifth-year option declined, Daniel Jones enters a crucial season that will determine whether or not the Giants franchise moves forward with him as quarterback.
Joe Burrow believes Baker Mayfield will find new opportunity: 'Every time we play him, he balls'
Joe Burrow's rise to stardom in Cincinnati coincided with Baker Mayfield's fall from grace in the opposite corner of the state. With Mayfield now on the outs in Cleveland, Burrow is being asked what he thinks is next for his fellow former No. 1 overall pick whose stock is at an all-time low.
Colts receiver Parris Campbell ignoring injury history, focused on proving himself in contract year
Parris Campbell isn't about to let you call him injury prone. The Colts receiver -- who has played in just 15 of a possible 49 regular-season games in his career -- is entering his fourth NFL season determined to put together a complete campaign. Frankly, his future depends upon it.
Dalvin Cook, Vikings excited about new staff, which is testing RB at receiver: 'Expect the unexpected'
It's a new era in Minnesota. New coaches, new general manager, and possibly new roles for at least two prominent Vikings, veteran linebacker Eric Kendricks and running back Dalvin Cook.
Vikings pass rushers Za'Darius Smith, Danielle Hunter 'a scary look' for opposing quarterbacks
New Vikings pass rusher Za'Darius Smith believes he and Danielle Hunter have the potential to become the best pass-rushing duo in the NFL.
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Wednesday, May 18
The New York Jets announced on Wednesday that wide receiver Garrett Wilson signed his rookie contract.
Falcons coach Arthur Smith says focusing on '23 QBs 'a waste of your time': 'We have something to prove'
Atlanta signed Marcus Mariota and drafted Desmond Ridder this offseason to help replace Matt Ryan. But should the Falcons be looking ahead to the 2023 draft to find their next franchise QB?
Eagles agree to terms with CB James Bradberry on one-year, $10M deal
Former Giants Pro Bowl cornerback James Bradberry has agreed to terms on a one-year, $10 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday. The Eagles confirmed the signing.