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NFL Injury Report:
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon looks like they will be a game decision on Sunday.
The duo missed practice on Thursday, but head coach Mike Smith says they are close to being ready:
“These guys are so close and moving in the right direction that we’ll make a determination as late as we possibly can,” Smith said. “We can do it as late as we possibly can. They’re working hard to get back and we’re hoping that they’ll continue to progress (Friday), Saturday and Sunday morning.”
Jones has a leg injury that he picked up in last week's loss in New Orleans. Jones left part of the game against the Saints, but returned to finish the contest. If Jones was to miss Sunday's game against Arizona, Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez would get an increase in targets, and Harry Douglas would likely be promoted to starter.
Weatherspoon has missed the last two games with an ankle injury. Despite being out, he is third on the Falcons defense in tackles.
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For the first time in three weeks the Atlanta Falcons have not ruled out linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who was their leading tackler when he injured his ankle on Oct. 28, for Sundays game, instead listing Weatherspoon as questionable.
In addition, wide receiver Julio Jones, who has an ankle injury that he suffered last Sunday at New Orleans, also was listed as questionable. Neither...
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Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones missed practice for the second straight day with an ankle injury on Thursday and will be a game-time decision against Arizona.
Jones was injured in last week's loss at New Orleans.
Coach Mike Smith did not say which ankle is bothering Jones.
Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is rehabbing a sprained right ankle and hopes to avoid missing his...
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Falcons receiver Julio Jones (ankle) missed practice again Thursday. Coach Mike Smith indicated that he and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon are basically game-time decisions. SOURCE: Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFantasy Spin:"These guys are so close and moving in the right direction that we'll make a determination as late as we possibly can," Smith said. Jones left Sunday...
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