Justin Durant (calf) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in San Francisco.
Durant will likely be replaced in the starting lineup by either Nathan Stupar or Joplu Bartu, neither of whom warrants IDP consideration. Durant has 40 tackles in six appearances, but he only played a few snaps in one of those games and has otherwise been a solid IDP.
Justin Durant (calf) did not practice Wednesday.
The seriousness of Durant's injury is a bit unclear at this point, so the team likely held Durant out of practice as a precaution so he's ready in time for Sunday's matchup against the 49ers. Durant's status should be monitored throughout the week, as he could be a solid IDP option against a struggling 49ers team and their newly-named starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert.
Justin Durant (elbow) is active Sunday against the Titans.
Durant was unable to practice Wednesday and Thursday due to the ailment, but he was a full participant Friday and will slot right back into the starting lineup. He's been a serviceable IDP option, posting at least eight tackles in three of four games.
Justin Durant was a full participant in Friday's practice and is listed as probable ahead of Sunday's game against the Titans.
Durant has missed the Atlanta Falcons ' past two games due to an elbow injury, but appears poised for a return to the starting lineup this weekend. Prior to his recent stint on the sidelines, the veteran Durant totaled a useful 28 tackles through Atlanta's first four games, including three games of at least eight stops.
Justin Durant (elbow) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Redskins.
The Atlanta Falcons will be without their leading tackler after Durant sprained his elbow during the win against the Texans last Sunday. With the 30-year-old officially ruled out, Joplo Bartu will likely get the start in his place. Bartu recorded three tackles (two solo) in 70 defensive snaps against the Texans.
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