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Falcons could release Alex Mack before 2019 season

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Atlanta Falcons have an out to get out of center Alex Mack’s contract. The team will have to make a decision on the 33-year-old.

Following this season, the team could release Mack and be responsible for $5.1 million in dead cap space. If they release him, the team would have paid three-years, $28.5 million of his five-year, $45 million deal.

Atlanta Falcons center Alex Mack walking off the field against the Dallas Cowboys

Alex Mack walking off the field against the Dallas Cowboys (Getty Images)

If the team elects to keep Mack, he will have two more seasons on his deal. He would make $8.5 million during the 2019 season in base salary.

In addition, he will receive a $2.3 million signing bonus and a $250,000 restructure bonus. The Falcons would pay $37 million of his deal by the end of the 2019 season.

Finally, in 2020, Mack would make $8 million in base salary. In addition, he would receive $2.3 million in signing bonus and a $250,000 restructure bonus.

According to the Falcons Depth Chart, Mack is the starter with Wes Schweitzer as the backup. Schweitzer is the team’s starting left guard.

Mack started all 16 games for the team in 2018. He has spent the last three seasons with the team.

In his career, including his first seven seasons with the Cleveland Browns, Mack has started 149 games. The only time, he has missed games in his career was during the 2014 season when he made just five starts.

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