Franks had a poor training camp for the Falcons this year, but he was a fan favorite and was considered one of the more surprising cuts made by the team. Franks had a solid year for the Falcons in his second year out of Oklahoma, totaling 20 tackles and two interceptions.
"It's really weird. Sunday, i had a workout with Miami, so I've really just been out of town, doing workouts and things like tha. That's been it, just going on workouts and being out of town. Luckily, I got the call from Coach Smith (Wednesday) night to come back."
To make room on the roster, the Falcons have waived-injured wide receiver Tim Toone. Toone could be placed on injured reserve by the Falcons if he can clear waivers.