Falcons Sign Veteran Offensive Lineman Jordan

ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have signed free-agent offensive tackle Leander Jordan -- giving the team a chance to test the veteran at this week's mini-camp.

The 6-foot-4, 320-pound Jordan has played in 37 games, including 14 starts, with Carolina, Jacksonville and San Diego.

He spent the last three seasons with the Chargers and set a career high with nine starts in 2005 before missing last season following a neck injury in the preseason.

Jordan was a third-round pick by Carolina in 2000.

The Falcons' three-day mini-camp begins Friday.

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