The St. Louis Rams have traded CB Tye Hill to the Atlanta Falcons in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice, the team announced today. The team also made some roster moves to get down below the NFL mandate of 75 players.
Hill, 5-10, 187 pounds, was a first-round draft choice (15 th overall) of the Rams in the 2006 NFL Draft. He registered 94 tackles (79 solo) and four interceptions in three seasons with St. Louis.
The team also released WR Jarrett Byers, TE Joe Klopfenstein, G Daniel Sanders and CB Marcus Brown and placed WR Brooks Foster on the reserve/injured list. NFL teams must reach a 53-player roster limit by Saturday, September 5.