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The Falcons Signed A Veteran Tight End On Monday

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 28: A general view of the Atlanta Falcons Helmet on the ground before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on November 28, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Falcons defeated the Jaguars 21 to 14. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)

JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 28: A general view of the Atlanta Falcons Helmet on the ground before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on November 28, 2021 in Jacksonville, Florida. The Falcons defeated the Jaguars 21 to 14. (Photo by Don Juan Moore/Getty Images)

The Atlanta Falcons added to their tight end room on Monday, signing veteran MyCole Pruitt.

Pruitt, 30, spent the last four seasons with the Tennessee Titans, save for a brief stint on the San Francisco 49ers practice squad. 

He began his career with the Minnesota Vikings in 2015-16 as a fifth-round draft pick, and also played for the Chicago Bears and Houston Texans.

Pruitt set career-highs in catches (14), receiving yards (145) and receiving touchdowns (three) last season. For his career, he's caught 46 passes for 488 yards and seven scores.

Kyle Pitts is entrenched as the Falcons' No. 1 tight end, but Pruitt will battle with Anthony Firkser, John Fitzpatrick, Parker Hesse and converted quarterback Feleipe Franks for reps behind him. 

Perhaps Pruitt's overall NFL experience and time working with Atlanta head coach Arthur Smith in Tennessee will give him a leg up on his competitors.