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Top Kendall Sheffield News

  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Out Week 12

    Sheffield (hamstring) will remain sidelined for Sunday's matchup with the Jaguars, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official website reports.

    Sheffield was activated off the Falcons' injured reserve on Oct. 9. However, he has yet to make his season debut. He was unable to practice all week, so the news is unsurprising. His next chance to debut will come in Week 13 versus the Bucs.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Out again Week 11

    Sheffield (hamstring) won't play in the Falcons' Week 11 contest against the Patriots on Thursday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    Sheffield's season debut will get pushed back one more week as the cornerback is still not ready to see the field. Expect Sheffield to assume a depth role in Atlanta's secondary once he is able to play again. The cornerback's next chance to make his debut will be in Week 12 against the Jaguars.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Won't play in Week 10

    Sheffield (hamstring) won't play in the Falcons' Week 10 contest against the Cowboys, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Sheffield's 2021-22 season debut will have to wait, and the cornerback's next chance to play will come in Week 11 when the Falcons play the Patriots. Expect Sheffield to assume a depth role in Atlanta's secondary when he is healthy enough to return to the field.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Misses practice Wednesday

    Sheffield (hamstring) was unable to practice for the Falcons on Wednesday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    Sheffield has yet to play this season as he's been dealing with a hamstring injury that he suffered in training camp. The cornerback has been on the Falcons' injured reserve since early September. Expect Sheffield to record at least one full practice before returning to the playing field.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Activated from IR

    Sheffield was activated from injured reserve Saturday.

    The cornerback has been unavailable this season while dealing with an undisclosed injury. He'll likely make his first appearance of the season Sunday versus the Jets after making 51 tackles with three pass deflections and a forced fumble in 2020.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Designated to return from IR

    Sheffield (undisclosed) will return to practice Wednesday, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official site reports.

    Sheffield missed the majority of training camp and the first three weeks of the season with an undisclosed injury. The 25-year-old will now have three weeks to be added to the active roster. If he isn't, he will head back to IR for the remainder of the season.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Lands on IR

    The Falcons placed Sheffield (undisclosed) on injured reserve Wednesday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    Sheffield missed the majority of training camp with the undisclosed injury and will now miss at least the first three weeks of the regular season.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Coverage struggles continue in 2020

    Sheffield logged five tackles (four solo) during last Sunday's 44-27 loss to Tampa Bay, and he closed the 2020 campaign with 51 tackles, three pass deflections and a forced fumble over 13 games.

    Sheffield remains without an interception over 29 NFL appearances, as Atlanta tied for 24th in the league with 11 forced INTs in 2020. Meanwhile, he's surrendered an average 73.6 percent completion rate and a passer rating of 114.7 on 125 career coverage targets. The 2019 fourth-round draft choice from Ohio State will be under contract for two more seasons, as Atlanta continues to develop its homegrown cornerback nucleus of Sheffield, A.J. Terrell and Isaiah Oliver.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Active for NFC South battle

    Sheffield (illness) is active for Sunday's game versus the Saints, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

    Despite sitting out the entire practice week, Sheffield has been cleared for Week 13. Sheffield slots in as the No. 3 tight end behind A.J. Terrell and Darqueze Dennard, and he typically plays around half of the defensive snaps per game.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Questionable for Week 13

    Sheffield (illness) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Saints, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    Sheffield was unable to practice all week due to this illness, which hasn't been linked to COVID-19. He has two more days to recover, otherwise he'll sit out for the first time since Week 3. If that happens, Blidi Wreh-Wilson could see more reps at cornerback Sunday.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Can't practice Wednesday

    Sheffield (illness) did not participate during the Falcons' practice session Wednesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Sheffield logged three total tackles on 32 defensive snaps during Atlanta's Week 12 win over the Raiders. He was not reported to be having any issues postgame, rendering his illness a new development as the Falcons open up the in-person practice week. The 24-year-old's defensive involvement has faded recently, with A.J. Terrell, Darqueze Dennard and Isaiah Oliver all receiving more snaps than he over each of the Falcons' past three games.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Good to go Sunday

    Sheffield (concussion) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

    The 24-year-old suffered the concussion last Thursday against the Panthers, but he was able to clear the concussion protocol with the extra time between games. Sheffield should fill his usual role in the secondary for Atlanta on Sunday.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Dealing with concussion

    Sheffield (concussion) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

    Sheffield's head injury has been confirmed as a concussion, so he'll need to clear concussion protocol to suit up Sunday against the Broncos. On the bright side, the second-year cornerback was at least able to get in a limited practice to start the week.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Injures head again

    Sheffield was cleared to return after sustaining a head injury in the first quarter of Thursday's game against the Panthers, but he re-injured his head in the second half and is now questionable to return, Jason Butt of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    If Sheffield misses the remainder of Thursday's game, Blidi Wreh-Wilson figures to handle starting duties at cornerback as he has done through out much of the contest.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: Questionable with head injury

    Sheffield is being evaluated for a head injury in Thursday night's game against the Panthers and is questionable to return, Jason Butt of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Sheffield took a shot to the head from his teammate on the Falcons' first defensive play of the game and was slow to get up. As long as Sheffield is out, Blidi Wreh-Wilson is slated to take over at cornerback.

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  • Falcons' Kendall Sheffield: To suit up for Week 7

    Sheffield (ankle) logged a full practice Friday and does not carry an injury designation into Sunday's matchup against the Lions, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

    Sheffield tweaked his ankle during Atlanta's Week 6 triumph over the Vikings, but he was able to return to action and garner 91 percent of the defensive snaps. The second-year man was forced to sit out the first three games of 2020 because of a foot injury, and so far he has struggled in coverage when active. Though Sheffield does own two pass deflections on the year, opponents are averaging an astronomical 15.8 yards per completion when throwing in his direction.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 212 lbs
Birthplace: Missouri City, TX
Age: 25
Class: Junior