Goodman was limited to three total tackles in four games in 2015. Goodman played in all 16 games in 2014, but the Falcons brought in some other pass rushers in the offseason, and Goodman's playing time significantly dropped off. He has one year left on his contract heading into the offseason.
Falcons LB Akeem Dent, DE Malliciah Goodman, S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are active Week 13 against the Bills. All four players were questionable coming into the game. They were all able to get through limited practice Friday.
Falcons LB Akeem Dent, DE Malliciah Goodman, S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are questionable Week 13. All four players were able to practice this week, but were limited during practices. Weatherspoon was actually able to practice in full Thursday, but was downgraded to limited practice Friday.
The Falcons unveiled their inactive list for Week 12 before kickoff against the Saints Thursday, and it does not feature much in the way of surprises. Offensive linemen Sean Locklear and Harland Gunn, defensive back Kemal Ishmael, linebacker Omar Gaither, running back Josh Vaughan and wide receiver Brian Robiskie are all healthy scratches Thursday. Only defensive lineman Malliciah Goodman (calf) is inactive due to injury.
The Falcons listed five defenders on the injury report for Week 12 against the Saints, and only one of them was unable to suit up Thursday. Defensive lineman Malliciah Goodman (calf), who was already ruled out, did not take the field Thursday. Defensive linemen Jonathan Babineaux (triceps) and Peria Jerry (shoulder) are both active, along with linebackers Paul Worrilow (shoulder) and Zeke Motta (hand).