Leonard Hankerson announces he’s a Falcon

Wide receiver Leonard Hankerson’s visit to Atlanta has resulted in a deal with the Falcons.

Hankerson announced it was a “done deal” on Twitter Wednesday. The move draws an end to his tenure with the Redskins after four seasons.

We haven’t seen much of Hankerson on the field recently. He tore his ACL after playing 10 games in 2013 and remained on the PUP list well into the 2014 season as he waited for the knee to feel ready for a full return. He wound up playing in one game and didn’t have a catch.

The move to the Falcons reunites Hankerson with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who ran Washington’s offense while Hankerson was catching 81 passes for 1,081 yards and six touchdowns in his first three seasons. With Harry Douglas gone, Hankerson will compete for a role behind Julio Jones and Roddy White in Shanahan’s offense this season.

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