Gage caught his first career pass during Sunday's 34-29 win over Tampa Bay, a nine-yard gain.
Gage's grab off a quick pass helped set up a fourth-quarter touchdown run for Tevin Coleman. A knee injury kept the rookie out of the lineup earlier this season and, with Atlanta's depth at receiver, it seems unlikely that he'll get many opportunities to contribute. Even if he was given more chances, Monday's matchup with the Giants' 12th-ranked pass defense figures to offer challenges.
Gage didn't participate in practice Wednesday due to a knee injury, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The rookie sixth-round pick slots in at the bottom of the Falcons' depth chart at receiver, so he won't be in store for meaningful snaps on offense even if the injury is no longer a concern heading into Sunday's game against the Panthers.
|12||11/22/18||@ NO||8:20 pm|
|14||12/9/18||@ GB||1:00 pm|
|16||12/23/18||@ CAR||1:00 pm|
|17||12/30/18||@ TB||1:00 pm|