Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Falcons signed offensive tackle Gabe Carimi on Monday.

Carimi spent last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, appearing in 14 contests with three starts.

The Wisconsin product played his first two pro campaigns with the Chicago Bears, who selected him late in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft. He has started 19 of his 32 NFL contests.