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  Falcons | Week 7 injury report for Atlanta    Fri Oct 18, 04:37 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (toe) did not participate in practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Los Angeles Rams. OG James Carpenter (knee) and WR Julio Jones (hip) were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 18, but no longer appear on the injury report. CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), DE Adrian Clayborn (knee) and S Ricardo Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday and have been removed from the injury report. FB Keith Smith (knee), OG Jamon Brown (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (groin) were not given an official practice designation Friday but also no longer appear on the injury report.

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Keith Smith player page
Takkarist McKinley player page


  Falcons | Desmond Trufant to miss Week 7    Fri Oct 18, 01:30 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (toe) will miss Week 7 with a toe injury, head coach Dan Quinn said Friday, Oct. 18.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones limited again    Thu Oct 17, 06:54 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 17.

Footballguys view: Jones is limited during the week but plays and can shine on Sundays. Start him as you normally would.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 17, 04:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons OG James Carpenter (knee) and CB Desmond Trufant (toe) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 17. CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), DE Adrian Clayborn (knee), WR Julio Jones (hip) and S Ricardo Allen (knee) were limited. FB Keith Smith (knee) was upgraded to a full practice. OG Jamon Brown (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (groin) were not given practice designations Thursday after logging a full practice one day earlier.

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Adrian Clayborn player page
Desmond Trufant player page
Blidi Wreh-Wilson player page
Ricardo Allen player page
Keith Smith player page
Takkarist McKinley player page


  Falcons | Atlanta's Wednesday injury report    Wed Oct 16, 04:58 PM

Atlanta Falcons G Jamon Brown (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (groin) were full participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 16. CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), S Ricardo Allen (knee), FB Keith Smith (knee), G James Carpenter (knee) and DE Adrian Clayborn (knee) were limited. CB Desmond Trufant (toe) didn't practice.

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Ricardo Allen player page
Keith Smith player page
Takkarist McKinley player page


  Falcons | Julio Jones limited Wednesday    Wed Oct 16, 04:56 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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  Falcons | Matt Wile shown the door    Tue Oct 15, 03:30 PM

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Wile (undisclosed) was waived with an injury settlement Tuesday, Oct. 15. OL John Wetzel was signed to the 53-man roster in a corresponding move, while TE Carson Meier was added to the practice squad.

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  Falcons | Slow day for Mohamed Sanu    Mon Oct 14, 02:55 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu caught three of his four targets for 29 scoreless yards in Week 6 versus the Arizona Cardinals.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith pulls disappearing act    Mon Oct 14, 02:45 AM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith managed only six yards on three carries and was not targeted in the passing game in Week 6 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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  Falcons | Big game for Austin Hooper    Sun Oct 13, 11:02 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught all eight of his targets for 117 yards and a touchdown in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley scores in loss    Sun Oct 13, 10:53 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught four of his six targets for 48 yards and a touchdown in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones goes over 100 yards    Sun Oct 13, 10:50 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught eight of his nine targets for 108 yards in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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  Falcons | Devonta Freeman catches two TDs    Sun Oct 13, 10:43 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman rushed 19 times for 88 yards and caught three passes for 30 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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  Falcons | Matt Ryan shreds Arizona    Sun Oct 13, 10:38 PM

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan completed 30 of his 36 passes for 356 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6. He added seven rushing yards on two carries.

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  Falcons | Week 6 Atlanta Falcons inactives    Sun Oct 13, 02:34 PM

The Atlanta Falcons have declared DT Deadrin Senat, CB Desmond Trufant, CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson, RB Brian Hill, P Matt Wile, OL Matt Gono and RB Qadree Ollison inactive for Week 6.

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  Falcons | Kasey Redfern added to roster    Sat Oct 12, 12:27 PM

Atlanta Falcons P/PK Kasey Redfern on Saturday, Oct. 12, was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad. In a corresponding move, OL John Wetzel was released.

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  Falcons | Sam Irwin-Hill released    Sat Oct 12, 12:48 AM

Atlanta Falcons P Sam Irwin-Hill was released from the practice squad on Friday, Oct. 11.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones on track to play    Fri Oct 11, 07:31 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 11, but is not on the injury report for Week 6.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Week 6 injury report    Fri Oct 11, 05:23 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (toe), P Matt Wile (quad) and CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin) were unable to practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 6 versus the Arizona Cardinals. S Ricardo Allen (knee) and WR Julio Jones (hip) remained a limited in practice Friday, Oct. 11, but did not appear on the injury report. RB Kenjon Barner (knee), OG Jamon Brown (concussion), WR Russell Gage Jr. (hip), S Damontae Kazee (concussion) and C Alex Mack (elbow) fully participated in practice Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

Footballguys view: Jones not being on the injury report should be plenty of reassurance for anyone that was worried about his status this week. The Cardinals matchup should be reassuring if his recent slump has been hurting your fantasy team.

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Desmond Trufant player page
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Ricardo Allen player page
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  Falcons | Kasey Redfern signing with Atlanta    Fri Oct 11, 01:00 PM

Free-agent P/PK Kasey Redfern (Cowboys) will sign Friday, Oct. 11, with the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad and be elevated to the active roster for the Week 6 game against the Arizona Cardinals, according to a source. In a corresponding move, P Matt Wile (groin) will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list with a groin injury.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday injury report    Thu Oct 10, 07:42 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (toe), P Matt Wile (quadricep) and CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin) didn't practice Thursday, Oct. 10. RB Kenjon Barner (knee), S Damontae Kazee (concussion) and G Jamon Brown (concussion) were full participants. S Ricardo Allen (knee), WR Russell Gage Jr. (hip) and C Alex Mack (elbow) were limited.

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Desmond Trufant player page
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Ricardo Allen player page
Damontae Kazee player page


  Falcons | Julio Jones upgraded to limited    Thu Oct 10, 07:39 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was upgraded to a limited participant in practice Thursday, Oct. 10.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Wednesday practice report    Wed Oct 9, 08:28 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), CB Desmond Trufant (toe) and P Matt Wile (quadriceps) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9. S Damontae Kazee (concussion), RB Kenjon Barner (knee) and C Alex Mack (elbow) were limited during practice. OG Jamon Brown (concussion) fully participated in practice.

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Desmond Trufant player page
Blidi Wreh-Wilson player page
Damontae Kazee player page


  Falcons | Julio Jones does not practice    Wed Oct 9, 08:27 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith getting more work    Tue Oct 8, 08:14 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith played 35 offensive snaps to starer Devonta Freeman's 40 in Week 5 against the Houston Texans.

Footballguys view: It's a full-blown RBBC with the Falcons. Smith is getting plenty of work as a receiving back and in Week 6 against the Cardinals we could see him performing well as a flex play for Fantasy GMs.

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  Falcons | Johnathan Cyprien injury update    Tue Oct 8, 02:37 PM

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons S Johnathan Cyprien (foot) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list with a foot injury Tuesday, Oct. 8, according to ESPN's Vaughn McClure.

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  Falcons | Atlanta makes three moves    Tue Oct 8, 02:23 PM

Atlanta Falcons OL John Wetzel was elevated to the active roster Tuesday, Oct. 8. P Sam Irwin-Hill was signed to the practice squad, while TE Carson Meier was released from the practice squad.

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  Falcons | Johnathan Cyprien headed to IR    Tue Oct 8, 02:21 PM

Atlanta Falcons S Johnathan Cyprien (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list with an undisclosed injury Tuesday, Oct. 8. CB D.J. White was signed off the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad to take his spot on the active roster.

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  Falcons | Mohamed Sanu has efficient outing    Mon Oct 7, 02:17 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu caught all five of his targets for 42 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 versus the Houston Texans.

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  Falcons | Six more grabs for Austin Hooper    Mon Oct 7, 01:53 AM

Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper corralled six of his nine targets for 56 yards in Week 5 versus the Houston Texans. He also scored on a two-point conversion.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley gets back on track    Mon Oct 7, 01:30 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught five of his nine targets for 88 yards and a touchdown in Week 5 versus the Houston Texans.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones held in check    Mon Oct 7, 01:05 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones was limited to three catches on seven targets for 42 yards in Week 5 versus the Houston Texans.

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  Falcons | Week 5 Atlanta Falcons inactives    Sun Oct 6, 11:37 AM

The Atlanta Falcons have declared OT Jamon Brown, DT Deadrin Senat, CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson, WR Olamide Zaccheaus, RB Qadree Ollison and RB Kenjon Barner inactive for Week 5.

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  Falcons | Matt Wile re-signs with Atlanta    Sat Oct 5, 02:11 PM

Free-agent P Matt Wile on Saturday, Oct. 5, was re-signed by the Atlanta Falcons. In a corresponding move, OT John Wetzel was waived.

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  Falcons | Matt Bosher placed on IR    Sat Oct 5, 01:11 PM

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Bosher (groin) on Saturday, Oct. 5, was placed on the Reserve/Injured list with a groin injury.

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  Falcons | Damontae Kazee should be in uniform    Sat Oct 5, 11:13 AM

Atlanta Falcons S Damontae Kazee (illness) is expected to play in the Week 5 game even though he is listed as questionable for the game.

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  Falcons | Austin Hooper stepping up    Fri Oct 4, 10:55 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper ranks second among tight ends with 28 receptions this season, and his 33 targets and 307 receiving yards both rank fourth at the position.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Week 5 injury report    Fri Oct 4, 04:49 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), RB Kenjon Barner (knee) and OG Jamon Brown (concussion) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 5 against the Houston Texans. P Matt Bosher (groin) did not practice Friday, Oct. 4, after not being given a practice designation earlier in the week and has also been ruled out. S Damontae Kazee (illness) did not practice for a second straight day Friday but is listed as questionable. OT Kaleb McGary (knee) was limited in practice all week and C Alex Mack (elbow) was limited for a second straight day Friday; both players no longer appear on the injury report. OG Wes Schweitzer (shoulder) and DT Grady Jarrett (elbow) fully participated in practice Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

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Blidi Wreh-Wilson player page
Grady Jarrett player page
Damontae Kazee player page


  Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 3, 04:22 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), RB Kenjon Barner (knee), OG Jamon Brown (concussion) and S Damontae Kazee (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 3. OG Wes Schweitzer (shoulder), OT Kaleb McGary (knee), DT Grady Jarrett (elbow) and C Alex Mack (elbow) were limited.

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Blidi Wreh-Wilson player page
Grady Jarrett player page
Damontae Kazee player page


  Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Atlanta    Wed Oct 2, 04:42 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), RB Kenjon Barner (knee), C Alex Mack (elbow) and OG Jamon Brown (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 2. OG Wes Schweitzer (shoulder), OT Kaleb McGary (knee) and DT Grady Jarrett (elbow) were limited during practice.

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Grady Jarrett player page


  Falcons | Atlanta shuffles practice squad    Tue Oct 1, 07:14 PM

Free-agent OT Lukayus McNeil (Raiders) and free-agent LB Ahmad Thomas (Colts) were signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 2. P Matt Wile and DE Austin Larkin were released in corresponding moves.

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  Falcons | Alex Mack to be limited early    Mon Sep 30, 06:33 PM

Atlanta Falcons C Alex Mack (elbow) likely will be a limited participant during the early part of practice this week because of the elbow injury he suffered in Week 4.

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  Falcons | Jonathan Cyprien joins Atlanta    Mon Sep 30, 06:27 PM

Philadelphia Eagles SS Johnathan Cyprien was acquired by the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Sept. 30, in exchange for LB Duke Riley and a 2020 sixth-round draft choice. The Falcons will also receive a 2020 seventh-round draft choice in the trade.

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  Falcons | Calvin Ridley quiet in Week 4    Sun Sep 29, 06:30 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Calvin Ridley caught three passes for 32 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He was targeted six times during the game.

Footballguys view: Ridley has been quiet since showing up on the injury list last week, but the offense isn't doing him any favors. If he doesn't come through vs Houston next week, he's banished to the bench until he goes off.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones has decent outing    Sun Sep 29, 06:24 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught four passes for 52 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He was targeted seven times during the game.

Footballguys view: Jones was a nonfactor as Matt Ryan rarely got time to throw downfield. He is still one of the most valuable players in fantasy and will likely bounce back vs. Houston next week.

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  Falcons | Nine receptions for Mohamed Sanu    Sun Sep 29, 06:18 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu caught nine passes for 91 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He was targeted 12 times during the game.

Footballguys view: Sanu came up big because the Falcons passing game couldn't attack downfield with effectiveness. He's a high floor PPR bench depth option. This will likely be one of his high water marks on the season.

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  Falcons | Austin Hooper a big part of offense     Sun Sep 29, 06:12 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught nine passes for 130 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He was targeted 11 times during the game.

Footballguys view: Hooper continues to have his biggest games when Matt Ryan is struggling. He's been a strong TE1 so far and there's no reason to expect that to slow down considering the offensive line woes and negative trends in the Falcons offense.

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  Falcons | Devonta Freeman posts 100 total yards    Sun Sep 29, 06:07 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman caught eight passes for 72 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He also rushed for 28 yards on 12 carries during the game.

Footballguys view: Freeman's numbers came as a function of the downfield passing game fizzling and Matt Ryan settling for short passes. Ito Smith got the goal line opportunity again and converted, so Freeman has a low weekly ceiling to go with his low weekly floor. He's only a flex option against Houston and his value is not rising despite the good result.

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  Falcons | Matt Ryan throws for 397 yards    Sun Sep 29, 06:01 PM

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan went 35-for-53 for 397 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4.

Footballguys view: Ryan was constantly under pressure and didn't play as well as his numbers suggest. He was settling for short passes most of the afternoon and never got anything going in the downfield passing game to Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones. Next week, he'll face a Texans defense that made some timely strip sacks against Kyle Allen today.

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  Falcons | Alex Mack injures elbow    Sun Sep 29, 03:12 PM

Atlanta Falcons C Alex Mack (elbow) suffered an elbow injury during the Week 4 game and is considered questionable to return.

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