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  • Falcons give Brian Banks a chance (spent 5 years in prison on false rape charge)

    04/04/2013 8:05:31 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 32 replies
    profootballtalk ^ | 4-2013 | Florio
    By now, Brian Banks is used to waiting. He sat in prison for five years, punished for a crime he didn’t commit. Freed last May after the victim admitted she had falsely accused him, the former USC recruit has been trying patiently but persistently to get a shot at the NFL. Finally, he’s getting one. Jay Glazer of FOX, who has worked extensively with Banks to get him into NFL shape, reports that the Atlanta Falcons have signed Banks to a contract. Banks, a linebacker, received tryouts last year from the Seahawks, Chargers, and Chiefs. Eventually, he joined the UFL...