Atlanta Falcons 2019 Football Headshots

This is a 2019 photo of Duke Riley of the Atlanta Falcons NFL football team. This image reflects the Atlanta Falcons active roster as of Monday, June 10, 2019 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Background: 6-foot-1, 218 pounds ... 25 years old. ... Wears No. 50 ... First season with Eagles after being acquired in a trade with Atlanta last week in exchange for S Johnathan Cyprien. ... Made his Eagles debut on special teams in last Sunday’s 31-6 victory over the New York Jets ... Falcons third-round draft pick in 2017. ... Played for John Curtis High School in River Ridge, Louisiana and for Louisiana State University.

Did you know you drew quite a bit of attention for your dance in the locker room while with the Falcons after they beat the Eagles?

That was a big win for us and we were celebrating. No matter what, I’m always having fun.

Were you surprised to be traded?

I was trying my best to stay calm when it happened, but it was still a shock. I had been in two (defensive) systems in two years with Atlanta, so it was nice for me to have a fresh start.

Do you know anyone on the Eagles?

I played at LSU with (injured cornerback) Jalen Mills. He was the first person to call me after I got traded and he gave me some advice on a place to stay and things like that.

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