Player Outlook
An undrafted free agent out of Ball State in 2021, Huntley essentially had a redshirt year with the Falcons and faces an uphill battle to make this year's roster against more competition at the running back position, including fifth-round rookie Tyler Allgeier. While it's possible coach Arthur Smith sees Huntley as a Derrick Henry-lite type of running back should everything break right, he isn't worth rostering in Fantasy until he finds meaningful playing time.

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Fantasy News

  • Falcons' Caleb Huntley: Gets futures deal

    Huntley was signed to a reserve/future contract with the Falcons on Monday, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official site reports. Huntley was signed by the Falcons as an undrafted free agent out of Ball State in 2021. He spent several weeks on the practice squad IR with an undisclosed injury and never saw the active roster.
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  • Caleb Huntley: Off practice squad injured list

    Huntley (undisclosed) was activated off the Falcons' practice squad injured list Monday, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official website reports. Huntley saw some preseason action for the Falcons before landing on the injured list, but it's unclear if he will be in consideration to be elevated to the active roster moving forward. The rookie out of Ball State ran for over 1,000 yards twice during his four-year collegiate career.
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  • Caleb Huntley: Placed on practice squad IR

    Huntley was placed on the practice squad injured reserve with an undisclosed injury Thursday. Huntley joined the Falcons' practice squad ahead of the regular season, but he's now dealing with an unspecified issue. It's not yet clear when the 23-year-old will be able to return to action.
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  • Caleb Huntley: Pops up on practice squad

    The Falcons signed Huntley to the practice squad Wednesday, John Deighton of the team's official site reports. Huntley was waived as Atlanta worked to cut down to the initial 53-man roster, but after going unclaimed it makes sense for him to return via the practice squad. The undrafted rookie out of Ball State had a solid preseason, and the Falcons have questionable running back depth behind starter Mike Davis. D'Onta Foreman also signed to the practice squad after clearing waivers.
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  • Caleb Huntley: Cut by Atlanta

    The Falcons waived Huntley on Tuesday, Michael Rothstein of reports. Huntley put forth a strong preseason, so he could be a candidate to rejoin Atlanta's practice squad if he goes unclaimed on waivers. On the initial 53-man roster, at least, Qadree Ollison and Cordarrelle Patterson will operate as reserve options behind Mike Davis.
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  • Falcons' Caleb Huntley: First back off bench

    Huntley was the first running back to relieve starter Mike Davis on Sunday, rushing eight times for 16 yards in a 19-10 preseason loss to the Browns. Huntley was lower on the depth chart earlier this preseason, even entering behind fellow backup Qadree Ollison last week against the Dolphins, so this shuffle in order could hint at what the depth chart will look like come Week 1. Neither back set the world on fire in this one, so the final decision from head coach Arthur Smith may not be final quite yet. For now, Huntley took a slight lead in the battle for the backup job behind Mike Davis heading into the Falcons' first contest against the Eagles on Sept. 12.
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  • Falcons' Caleb Huntley: Tallies 30-yard touchdown

    Huntley carried the ball six times for 57 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's preseason game against the Dolphins. Huntley followed Qadree Ollison onto the field and consistently gained chunks of yardage. His most impressive play came late in the fourth quarter when he found the end zone on a 30-yard rush. The only downside to his performance was a fumble that came just before halftime, though the Falcons did recover. Mike Davis and Cordarrelle Patterson didn't play in Saturday's contest, though Huntley appears to have inserted himself into the conversation for a roster spot with some strong preseason performances.
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