FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) _ The Atlanta Falcons re-signed wide receiver and return specialist Jerome Pathon on Wednesday.

Pathon played in eight games for the Falcons last season, catching one pass for 18 yards and returning three kickoffs for 54 yards.

He has 260 receptions for 3,350 yards and 15 touchdowns in his eight-year career.

Pathon caught 34 passes for 581 yards and one score in 2004 for New Orleans.