Atlanta Falcons

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Coach: Dan Quinn
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense9th116.8 (11th)246.6 (12th)
Defense7th108.3 (12th)211.5 (6th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
23Alford, Robert CB5-1018611/1/19885Southeastern Louisiana
37Allen, Ricardo FS5-918612/18/19913Purdue
44Beasley, Vic OLB6-32467/8/19923Clemson
5Bosher, Matt P6-020810/18/19877Miami (Fla.)
3Bryant, Matt K5-92035/29/197516Baylor
59Campbell, De'Vondre OLB6-32347/1/19932Minnesota
99Clayborn, Adrian DE6-32807/6/19887Iowa
40Coleman, Derrick FB6-023310/18/19904UCLA
26Coleman, Tevin RB6-12104/16/19933Indiana
24Freeman, Devonta RB5-82063/15/19924Florida State
18Gabriel, Taylor WR5-81652/17/19914Abilene Christian
63Garland, Ben G6-53084/6/19884Air Force
29Goodwin, C.J. CB6-42202/4/19902California (PA)
17Hall, Marvin WR5-101904/10/19931Washington
14Hardy, Justin WR5-1019212/18/19913East Carolina
64Harlow, Sean G6-42843/28/1995ROregon State
47Harris, Josh LS6-12404/27/19896Auburn
81Hooper, Austin TE6-325410/29/19942Stanford
36Ishmael, Kemal SS6-02065/6/19915UCF
97Jarrett, Grady DT6-03054/28/19933Clemson
45Jones, Deion MLB6-122211/4/19942LSU
11Jones, Julio WR6-32202/3/19897Alabama
27Kazee, Damontae FS5-101746/5/1993RSan Diego State
67Levitre, Andy G6-23035/15/19869Oregon State
51Mack, Alex C6-431111/19/19859California
70Matthews, Jake T6-53092/11/19924Texas A&M
35McFadden, Leon DB5-1019510/26/19904San Diego State
98McKinley, Takkarist DE6-225011/2/1995RUCLA
22Neal, Keanu SS6-02117/26/19952Florida
20Neasman, Sharrod DB5-1121310/14/19912Florida Atlantic
68Pasztor, Austin T6-730511/26/19905Virginia
92Poe, Dontari DT6-33468/18/19906Memphis
34Poole, Brian CB5-921310/20/19922Florida
50Reed, Brooks DE6-32542/28/19877Arizona
53Reynolds, LaRoy MLB6-124011/3/19905Virginia
42Riley, Duke OLB6-02188/9/1994RLSU
19Roberts, Andre WR5-111951/9/19888The Citadel
79Rubin, Ahtyba DT6-23107/25/198610Iowa State
2Ryan, Matt QB6-42175/17/198510Boston College
74Sambrailo, Ty T6-53113/10/19923Colorado State
12Sanu, Mohamed WR6-22108/22/19896Rutgers
85Saubert, Eric TE6-52535/1/1994RDrake
8Schaub, Matt QB6-62456/25/198114Virginia
73Schraeder, Ryan T6-73005/4/19885Valdosta State
71Schweitzer, Wes G6-43009/11/19932San Jose State
90Shelby, Derrick DE6-22803/4/19896Utah
80Toilolo, Levine TE6-82657/30/19915Stanford
21Trufant, Desmond CB6-01909/10/19905Washington
91Upshaw, Courtney DE6-227212/13/19896Alabama
28Ward, Terron RB5-72012/15/19923Oregon State
56Weatherspoon, Sean LB6-224412/29/19877Missouri
15Williams, Nick WR5-1018411/23/19904Connecticut
33Wreh-Wilson, Blidi DB6-119012/5/19895Connecticut
Injured Players
95Crawford, Jack (IR) DE6-52749/7/19886Penn State
13Fuller, Devin (IR) WR6-01941/29/19942UCLA
96Ifedi, Martin (IR) DE6-32759/4/19911Memphis
41Mauger, Quincy (IR) DB6-02063/4/1995RGeorgia
52Tripp, Jordan (IR) LB6-32344/3/19914Montana
43Van Dyke, DeMarcus (IR) DB6-11851/17/19894Miami (Fla.)
Practice Squad
35Branch, Marcelis DB5-111801/19/1994RRobert Morris
55Jones, JT DE6-324511/12/1993RMiami (Ohio)
76Brunskill, Daniel T6-52601/27/1994RSan Diego State
87Burton, Deante WR6-22057/12/1994RKansas State
89Gray, Alex TE6-42315/1/1991RNo College
 Davis, Reggie WR5-1117011/22/1995RGeorgia
 Ivie, Joey DT6-32951/22/19951Florida
 Tupou, Tani DT6-128412/13/19921Washington
 Magee, Terrence RB5-92203/16/19932LSU
 Douglas, Jamil G6-43082/28/19922Arizona State
 Grayson, Garrett QB6-22205/29/19912Colorado State
 
 
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Position Listing
DeMarcus Van Dyke
News
The Chiefs have announced their final round of cuts and other moves to reach the league-mandated roster of 53 players.

Among the offensive players let go are fullback Jordan Campbell, wide receivers Fred Williams and Mark Harrison, guard Ricky Henry, tackle J'Marcus Webb and running back Charcandrick West.

The defensive players gone from the roster are safeties Jonathon Amaya and Malcolm Bronson, linemen Dominique Hamilton, Kyle Love and Kona Schwenke, linebackers Alonzo Highsmith, Devan Walker and Nico Johnson and cornerbacks Justin Rogers and DeMarcus Van Dyke .

The Chiefs have also placed Tyler Bray and Kyle Williams on IR and Mike Catapano on the non-football injury list.

Injury
Ryan Schraeder
News
Schraeder was able to take part in positional drills Monday and subsequently cleared concussion protocol, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Shraeder has been in concussion protocol since suffering a head injury Week 2 against the Packers. It appears the 29-year-old made enough progress with his recovery during the team's bye week, and he's seemingly on track to start at right tackle Sunday against the Dolphins barring any setbacks.

Eric Saubert
News
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Saubert (back) won't play in Thursday's game against the Saints, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

The back issue prevented Saubert from practicing at any point this week and will force his first absence of the 2017 campaign. Exclusively a blocking tight end and special-teams contributor, Saubert doesn't offer any appeal in the fantasy realm.

Injury
Back - Questionable for Week 15 at Tampa Bay
Tani Tupou
News
The Falcons signed Tupou off their practice squad Tuesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Tupou will assume the roster spot of defensive end Jack Crawford (biceps), who was placed on injured reserve last week. The 24-year-old defensive tackle, who previously attended training camp with the Falcons before being cut in September, is expected to serve as the primary backup to Dontari Poe.

Mohamed Sanu
News
Sanu brought in six of eight targets for 83 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints.

Sanu hauled in a game-tying scoring dart from Matt Ryan -- the latter's only touchdown pass of the evening -- from eight yards out with 9:55 remaining in the game. It was the six-year veteran's fifth touchdown grab of the season, equaling the career high he'd established with the Bengals in 2014. Sanu is also now just six receptions away from eclipsing the career-best 59 he notched in his first Falcons season in 2016, a mark he'll try to accomplish against the Buccaneers in a Week 15 Monday Night Football showdown.

Matt Schaub
News
Schaub signed a two-year, $9 million contract with Atlanta on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Schaub returned to the Falcons last season after beginning his career as a backup with the team in 2004. He provides the team with a quality veteran option behind reigning MVP Matt Ryan.

Jack Crawford
News
Crawford sustained a bicep injury and did not return to Sunday's loss to the Bills, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

Crawford recorded two tackles (both solo) prior to leaving with the injury. There's no word on the severity of the injury at this point, but he was ruled out fairly soon after exiting.

Injury
Biceps - Injured Reserve
Terrence Magee
News
Magee was waived by the Falcons on Monday, Kelsey Conway of the team's official site reports.

The Falcons brought Magee in to add running back depth while Devonta Freeman worked his way back from a concussion. Now that Freeman is healthy, Magee's services are no longer required. The Falcons signed defensive back Leon McFadden in a corresponding move.

Leon McFadden
News
McFadden (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

McFadden was competing for a depth role with the Cowboys, but he missed a lot of training camp with this injury. If he gets healthy at some point this season, he's unlikely to be one of the two players Dallas can activate from IR due to his journeyman status.

Derrick Coleman
News
Coleman signed a contract with the Falcons on Tuesday, Curtis Jackson of the team's official site reports.

Coleman last played for the Seahawks in 2015. Legal troubles prevented him from taking the field last season. He joins the Falcons alongside fullback Soma Vainuku, as the two will compete for a starting gig with the reigning NFC champions. In 31 games (seven starts) over three seasons with the Seahawks, Coleman recorded 11 receptions for 91 yards with two receiving touchdowns. He also rushed the ball 10 times for 35 yards.

Ben Garland
News
The Broncos have signed exclusive-rights free agent tackle Paul Cornick and guard Ben Garland, per the Baltimore Sun.

This season will be Cornick's fourth with the Broncos while Garland will play his fifth with the team.
Keanu Neal
News
Neal racked up eight total tackles (six solo) and two forced fumbles, one of which he recovered, in Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Panthers.

Neal has been a reliable tackle option of late, racking up at least seven total tackles in each of his last five games. He made it a point to go for the ball on two Jonathan Stewart carries, which only adds to his IDP value. He faces off against Dallas in Week 10.

Austin Hooper
News
Hooper brought in two of four targets for 23 yards in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints.

Hooper was once again strictly a complementary figure in the passing attack behind wideouts Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu. The second-year tight end has been quiet over the last four games, notching 10 catches for 81 yards during that stretch. That follows a three-game span in Weeks 8-10 during which Hooper had compiled 13 catches and had seen six targets apiece in each contest. He remains a hit-or-miss option week-to-week and will look to up his production against the Buccaneers in a Week 15 road tilt on Monday Night Football.

Damontae Kazee
News
Kazee (ankle) put together a full practice Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports.

Kazee has been slowed down by an ankle injury since mid-August, but is seemingly on track to play in the Falcons' opener against the Bears on Sunday. The 2017 fifth-round pick projects to provide depth in the secondary.

Brian Poole
News
Poole (back) participated fully Wednesday and doesn't carry an injury designation for Thursday's game against the Saints.

The Falcons once looked like they could be low on cornerback depth for the short week, but with Desmond Trufant clearing the NFL's concussion protocol and Poole showing improved health, the team will have all of its key secondary contributors in the fold. Look for Poole, who has collected 48 tackles and has broken up four passes in 11 games this season, to step back in as the Falcons' nickel cornerback following a one-game absence.

Ricardo Allen
News
Allen recorded 10 tackles (eight solo) in Sunday's loss to the Vikings.

Allen has now posted 16 total tackles over the last two weeks, as he looks to be returning to form after struggling production-wise for several weeks in November.

Adrian Clayborn
News
Clayborn notched his ninth sack of the season in Thursday's win over the Saints.

The sack was his lone tackle of the game, and was his first sack since the six-sack explosion against the Cowboys in Week 10. The 29-year-old has only 19 tackles (17 solo) in 13 games this season, and has provided little IDP-value outside of the incredible performance against Dallas.

Quincy Mauger
Injury
Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
Duke Riley
News
The Seahawks have listed Riley (knee) as inactive for Monday's game versus the Seahawks.

Riley is looking to make his return from knee surgery he underwent following a Week 7 injury. However, the team will play it safe with the rookie and hold him out another week.

Robert Alford
News
Alford signed a four-year, $38 million extension with the Falcons on Thursday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Alford has been a constant in the Atlanta secondary for the past four seasons, collecting two or more interceptions in each year with the team. Through 12 games in 2016, the 28-year-old has also racked up 47 combined tackles, putting him well on pace to surpass his career high. The Southeastern Louisiana product was handsomely rewarded for those efforts Thursday.

Garrett Grayson
News
The Falcons signed Grayson to their practice squad Tuesday.

Grayson was recently cut from the team's practice squad in order to make room for kicker Mike Meyer, who was brought in last week while Matt Bryant (calf) dealt with an injury. Bryant was ultimately able to play in the Falcons' Week 10 win over the Cowboys, so the team elected to dump Meyer from the practice squad to bring Grayson back into the fold.

Levine Toilolo
News
Toilolo caught two balls for 25 yards in Sunday's 14-9 loss to the Vikings.

The Falcons only managed 173 yards through the air, but Toilolo has rarely contributed as a pass catcher this season, accruing 13 targets in 12 games to date. Week 14 won't be any easier against a Saints defense that has conceded 3.3 catches per game to tight ends this season.

Derrick Shelby
News
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 he could see a decline in reps this season after the Falcons acquired veteran Dontari Poe.

LaRoy Reynolds
News
Reynolds (pectoral) was activated off injured reserve Tuesday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

Reynolds landed on injured reserve to start the season and recently returned to practice in preparation for Week 7. He could return to action for Sunday's game against Carolina, where he will once again primarily serve a special teams role.

Tevin Coleman
News
Head coach Dan Quinn said Tuesday that Coleman is still in concussion protocol, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Five days after Coleman suffered the injury in Thursday's win over the Saints, the running back is still dealing with concussion-like symptoms. With Atlanta not scheduled to play again until Monday night in Tampa Bay, Coleman still has plenty of time to be medically cleared, but his status for the week is still in question until that time comes.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for Week 15 at Tampa Bay
Taylor Gabriel
News
Gabriel caught his only target for 10 yards and added nine yards on a carry during Thursday's 20-17 win over Atlanta.

The playmaker has had a weak encore campaign in Atlanta's offense. Gabriel looked to be righting the ship during Weeks 9 and 10 with 132 total yards, but he has just nine touches and 53 total yards in the four weeks since. He saw a solid 31 offensive snaps on Thursday, but Atlanta offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian hasn't utilized him as often or in the same way Kyle Shanahan did in 2016.

Blidi Wreh-Wilson
News
Wreh-Wilson signed a one-year contract extension with the Falcons on Friday, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports.

Wreh-Wilson joined the Falcons in late November but only managed to take the field once last season. He'll head into the offseason vying for a spot on the 53-man roster as a depth cornerback and special teamer.

Sean Harlow
No Updates
Dontari Poe
News
Poe had five tackles (two solo) and a sack in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints.

The five tackles equal Poe's season high, and the sack brings his season total to 2.5. The 27-year-old continues to be a reliable anchor in the middle of the Falcons' defense, but he has limited IDP value as he is consistently tasked with eating up double teams.

Deion Jones
News
Jones intercepted Drew Brees in the fourth quarter to seal Thursday night's 20-17 win over the Saints.

Jones' interception came in the end zone and ended the Saints' chances to either tie the game or take the lead. The 23-year-old led the Falcons with 13 tackles (seven solo), which his is highest tackle output of the season and marks the fifth time he's tallied double-digit stops.

Desmond Trufant
News
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said Wednesday that Trufant remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Trufant isn't expected to practice Wednesday and appears in serious jeopardy of missing Sunday's game against the Vikings. With another key cornerback in Brian Poole (back) limited in the team's first practice of the week, the Falcons could be shorthanded in the secondary for the Week 13 matchup.

Brooks Reed
News
Reed (groin) was a full participant at the Falcons' practice Friday.

Reed was limited throughout the week, but returned to Friday's practice in full form. Barring any setbacks, he should be good to start at right defensive end in Sunday's tilt with the Chargers.

Alex Mack
News
Mack (back) will be a full participant in practice Thursday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

With a full return to practice Thursday, Mack should also be a full go for Sunday night's game against the Packers.

Devin Fuller
News
Fuller (knee) reverted to injured reserve Saturday.

Fuller, who tore his ACL last week, cleared waivers and will now spend a second consecutive year on the Falcons' IR.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Injured Reserve
Jordan Tripp
News
Tripp (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

Tripp has missed the last two games of the season due to the concussion and will now likely be out for the rest of the season. Tripp served as a depth option on the defensive front for the Falcons.

Injury
Concussion - Injured Reserve
Terron Ward
News
Ward rushed for 35 yards on seven carries and lost three yards on a catch during Sunday's 34-20 win over Tampa Bay. He lost a fumble during the contest.

Ward saw 20 offensive snaps on Sunday with Devonta Freeman (concussion) out of the lineup. It was also the third straight game of at least seven touches after no touches for the first six games of the year. The way Ward's season began is worth keeping note of, along with Freeman's health. An Atlanta backfield with a healthy Freeman and Tevin Coleman has little room for Ward.

Wes Schweitzer
No Updates
Reggie Davis
News
Davis was waived by the Browns on Friday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal reports.

Davis was claimed by the Browns in early September after spending the preseason with the Falcons. The 24-year-old is a likely candidate to end up on a practice squad if he clears waivers.

Andy Levitre
News
Levitre is dealing with a partially torn triceps that will keep him sidelined for Thursday's game against the Saints, a source informed Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

While the Falcons have yet to confirm that Levitre will sit out, that seems highly likely given the nature of the injury and the quick turnaround following Sunday's loss to the Vikings. Rapoport relays that Levitre's injury is not of the season-ending variety, and the Falcons are optimistic that the veteran guard will be ready to play in 2-to-3 weeks.

Injury
Triceps - Questionable for Week 15 at Tampa Bay
Courtney Upshaw
News
Upshaw (ankle) was a limited participant in Friday's practice but will be ready to play Sunday against the Patriots, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Upshaw will make his first appearance since leaving after the first snap in Week 2 against the Packers. He'll immediately return to his starting role, and it'll be interesting to see how he reacts to a full workload. Upshaw should be considered a wait-and-see IDP option for the time being.

Martin Ifedi
Injury
Ankle - Injured Reserve
Ahtyba Rubin
News
The Falcons signed Rubin to a contract Thursday, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports.

The Falcons waived Taniela Tupou from the 53-man roster to make room for Rubin, who will presumably take over Tupou's role as the top backup to defensive tackle Dontari Poe. The 31-year-old Rubin was once a high-end IDP asset along the defensive line with a pair of 80-tackle campaigns on his resume, but he's seen his effectiveness wane in recent years. Rubin's decline has resulted in him bouncing around the league a bit, as the Falcons are the third team he'll suit up for since 2016.

Kemal Ishmael
News
Ishmael (shoulder) practiced with the linebackers Tuesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports.

It was reported earlier in the offseason that Ishmael would be working with the linebackers when he recovered from shoulder surgery. Formerly a free safety, Ishmael played in just 27.9 percent of Atlanta's defensive snaps in 2016, but he managed to record 52 tackles. The position change will allow him to better utilize his skills as a tackler and could result in an increase in snaps for the 26-year-old defender.

Jamil Douglas
News
Dolphins rookie Jamil Douglas continues to gain first-team snaps at left guard in OTAs. 

Douglas is competing with Dallas Thomas for the starting job. Over the last few weeks, he's gone from occasional snaps to a 50/50 split of starting snaps. 

"I like the fact that when he’s been in there he doesn’t make a lot of mental mistakes,” coach Joe Philbin said, per the Palm Beach Post. “I think he’s grasped the system relatively well. I think his play speed’s been pretty good. He doesn’t seem to hesitate a lot and that’s a good sign for a young guy. ... I really like what I see."

Grady Jarrett
News
Jarrett (ankle) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Jarrett was limited in practice Wednesday, so his full participation Thursday is a step in the right direction. Barring a major setback, the defensive tackle seems likely to play against the Panthers this week. Jarrett is coming off a seven-tackle, one-sack performance against the Jets in Week 8.

Daniel Brunskill
No Updates
De'Vondre Campbell
News
Campbell recorded his second sack of the season Sunday night against the Patriots.

Campbell also added a season high eight tackles (seven solo) in the contest. The 23-year-old logged 73 defensive snaps (97.0 percent) and should continue seeing a heavy workload.

Jake Matthews
No Updates
Ty Sambrailo
News
Head coach Dan Quinn ruled out Sambrailo (hamstring) for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

Sambrailo is expected to be replaced by Austin Pasztor during Sunday's game.

Devonta Freeman
News
Freeman logged 24 carries for 91 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints while also fumbling once.

Freeman looked sharp while averaging 6.2 yards per carry on 12 totes against the Vikings last Sunday in his return from what amounted to nearly a three-game absence due to a concussion. However, he logged a season high in carries Thursday, leading to his second-best rushing total of the season. Freeman was shut out of the air attack altogether, something that had yet to transpire this season outside of the Week 10 contest versus the Cowboys that Freeman had exited early due to his head injury. He'll look to build on the strong effort and achieve his second 100-yard game of the season when the Falcons take on the Buccaneers in Week 15.

Marvin Hall
News
Hall (coach's decision) is listed as inactive Sunday at New England.

The Falcons are welcoming back Mohamed Sanu following a one-game absence due to a hamstring injury, so the receiving corps is again intact. Hall will thus have to await another opportunity to record his second career catch.

Sean Weatherspoon
News
Weatherspoon was not listed on the team's injury report released Monday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Prior to the report, Weatherspoon had been dealing with an illness of sorts. With his name clear from the dreaded weekly report, the expectation is that Weatherspoon will be ready for the team's game against the Saints on Thursday.

Justin Hardy
News
Hardy caught two balls for seven yards against the Cowboys, but one of those receptions went for a three-yard touchdown in the 27-7 win.

Hardy has struggled to get targets in Atlanta's offense, as he's only seen more than three targets in a game once this season, but he was able to find the end zone in this one. He's an injury away from a much bigger role in the passing game, but for now he can expect about two targets a game, which severely limits his ceiling.

Joey Ivie
News
The Cowboys selected Ivie in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 228th overall.

Ivie wasn't a very visible part of Florida's defense and didn't test well at his pro day, but he quietly contributed a lot of snaps over the last three years. He could stick as a rotational tackle for Dallas.

JT Jones
No Updates
Nick Williams
News
Williams (coach's decision) is inactive for the Falcons' Week 1 game versus the Bears.

Williams is buried on the Falcons' depth chart at wide receiver, while Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Taylor Gabriel figure to maintain their positioning at the top of the group. Williams appeared in just two games for Atlanta throughout the 2016 season, hauling in five passes for 59 yards on seven targets.

Takkarist McKinley
News
McKinley (shoulder) will play in Sunday's preseason game against the Steelers, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

McKinley has slowly increased his practice reps and is apparently ready to go for the Falcons' second preseason game Sunday. The Falcons' 2017 first-round pick is expected to shore up their defensive front, and could possibly push for a starting role.

C.J. Goodwin
News
Goodwin (hamstring) was a full participant at Falcons' practice Friday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Goodwin was limited in practices the prior two days, so he appears to be trending in the right direction for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Alex Gray
No Updates
Sharrod Neasman
No Updates
Matt Ryan
News
Ryan completed 15 of 27 passes for 221 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints. He also netted zero yards on his three rushes.

The Falcons ultimately walked away winners with the help of some timely defense, but Ryan's night was mostly forgettable from an individual standpoint. The Boston College product threw all three of interceptions within a nine-play stretch between the end of the first half and beginning of the second, but he bounced back to fire a game-tying touchdown pass to Mohamed Sanu with 9:55 remaining. Ryan also led an eight-play, 38-yard drive later in the period that culminated in Matt Bryant's go-ahead 52-yard field goal, a kick that would prove to be the difference in the game. It was Ryan's first multi-interception game since Week 4, but he's now thrown just Thursday's one touchdown over the last two games. He'll look to take advantage of a Buccaneers defense he already compiled 317 yards against back in Week 12 when he encounters them again in a Week 15 road tilt.

Julio Jones
News
Jones brought in five of 11 targets for 98 yards in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints.

Jones was just shy of his fourth 100-yard effort of the campaign, but his performance was nevertheless a nice bounce-back after a 24-yard tally in Week 13 against the Vikings. The 28-year-old wideout is unlikely to come close to matching his 253-yard outburst in Week 12 versus the Buccaneers, but he naturally remains a highly valued asset in all formats during fantasy playoff season and has now seen double-digit targets in three of his past four contests. He'll look to do damage to the Tampa secondary again when the Falcons tangle with the Buccaneers in Week 15.

Matt Bosher
News
Bosher (ankle) is listed as active for Monday's game against the Seahawks.

Bosher, who is nursing an ankle injury, was considered a game-time decision heading into the evening. The Falcons do not have another punter on their roster, so it is possible Bosher could still be playing through some pain. However, he will likely take on his usual responsibilities barring any setbacks.

Vic Beasley
News
Head coach Dan Quinn wouldn't confirm that Beasley would play Sunday against the Dolphins, but he'll practice this week to see how his hamstring reacts, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

This is a great sign for Beasley, who hasn't played since Week 2 against the Packers. He played limited snaps in each of his first two games but he was still able to record two total sacks. The Falcons only have 12 sacks through four games, so there will be plenty of pass-rush opportunities once Beasley is able to return.

Austin Pasztor
News
Pasztor (pectoral) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

With Pasztor back at practice, expect the 25-year-old to settle back in as Ryan Schraeder's backup at right tackle.

Josh Harris
No Updates
Andre Roberts
News
Roberts (back) returned to practice Thursday after sitting out on Wednesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Roberts has dealt with a couple minor injuries but hasn't been in danger of missing significant time. He'll continue to function as the primary returner on kicks and punts as well as a depth receiver.

Marcelis Branch
No Updates
Matt Bryant
News
Bryant made field goals from 28 and 52 yards in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints, when he also converted both of his extra-point tries.

Bryant's 50-yarder proved to be the game-winning kick, as it put Atlanta ahead with just under four minutes remaining. The 42-year-old has registered at least eight points in five straight games heading into Monday night's trip to Tampa Bay.

Deante Burton
No Updates