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Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is out for Sundays Saints game, head coach Mike Smith announced after practice Thursday.
We felt like Sean would be a real, real stretch these first two weeks, Smith said. We feel like hes making progress, but he wont play in the ball game this week.
Weatherspoon, wide receiver Kevin Cone (groin) and safety Charles Mitchell (calf) did not practice on Thursday.
Hell be looking to get back out there the first part of next week, Smith said. Well keep him in the training room the rest of this week.
Weatherspoon was hurt on a tackle attempt against Eagles running back LeSean McCoy with 9:03 left in the fourth quarter of Atlantas 30-17 victory over Philadelphia. He didnt play last week against Dallas. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Attached Thumbnails
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