Falcons, White agree to 4-year extension

07/24/2014 8:35 AM

07/24/2014 2:30 PM

Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - With training camp about to begin, the Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they agreed to terms with wide receiver Roddy White on a four-year contract extension.

The deal will keep White tied to the franchise that drafted him through the 2018 season.

White, 32, battled injuries last year and caught 63 passes for 711 yards, his lowest totals since 2006.

Selected with the 27th overall pick in 2005, White owns club records for career receptions (685) and career receiving yards (9,436). The four-time Pro Bowler has 55 touchdown receptions in 141 career games.

The Falcons open training camp on Friday.

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