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Falcons' Derrick Shelby: Back in action
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shelby (calf) returned to the field Tuesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

Shelby returns from Achilles surgery after ending his 2016 campaign on injured reserve. In six games last season he recorded eight tackles and one pass defensed but could see a decline in reps this season after the Falcons acquired veteran Dontari Poe.

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Falcons' Derrick Shelby: Eyeing return for training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shelby (calf) is expected to be fully recovered in time for training camp, Matt Winkeljohn of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Shelby ended the 2016 campaign on injured reserve due to the calf injury. He appeared in six games last season and accrued eight tackles and no sacks, and could see his role diminish further in 2017 with the Falcons acquiring Dontari Poe to bolster their defensive line.

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Falcons' Derrick Shelby: Should be ready for regular season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shelby (calf) is progressing in his recovery and is expected to be ready for the 2017 regular season, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal Consitution reports.

Shelby suffered a season ending calf injury back in October, but has been bulking up during his rehab and should be a full go come the start of the season. The defensive tackle might see a decrease in usage this year however, with the Falcons having acquired Dontari Poe in free agency.

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Falcons' Derrick Shelby: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Shelby (calf) was placed on the IR on Tuesday.

Shelby suffered a calf injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to the Seahawks, effectively ending the 27-year-old's season. In six games this season, he recorded eight tackles (six solo) and one pass deflection. Expect veteran Jonathan Babineaux to see an increase in reps, with Courtney Upshaw now serving as the only healthy reserve defensive tackle on the roster.

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Falcons' Derrick Shelby: Injures calf against Seahawks
by RotoWire Staff | Special to

Shelby suffered a calf injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against Seattle and did not return, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Reports indicate that Shelby couldn't put any weight on his right leg, hinting at the possibility that this could be a serious injury. More will be known as he undergoes further evaluation.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Miami Dolphins1687.010000.0000
2013Miami Dolphins163423.0112.5000.0000
2014Miami Dolphins152621.053122.0201
2015Miami Dolphins163725.0123.512222.02214
2016Atlanta Falcons686.020000.0001
2017Atlanta Falcons211.000000.0000
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Miami Dolphins1600000000
2013Miami Dolphins1600200000
2014Miami Dolphins1500001010
2015Miami Dolphins1600200000
2016Atlanta Falcons600000000
2017Atlanta Falcons200000000

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