Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 10/18/13
The Atlanta Falcons have ruled out receiver Roddy White and running back Steven Jackson for Sunday’s game against the last place Buccaneers. White has been plagued by an ankle injury all season and recently picked up a hamstring issue to go along with it. Jackson has been out of action since the second game of the season with his own hamstring problems. As ESPN’s Adam Schefter points out, this will be the first time in his career that White will be held out of action. Falcons WR Roddy White’s streak of 133 consecutive games will end Sunday; he already has been ruled out of game vs. Bucs. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 18, 2013 The Falcons also ruled out tackle Sam Baker and tight end Chase Coffman. The injuries seem to be piling up in Atlanta. The Falcons will be without their top two receiving threats with White out and Julio Jones already on season-ending Injured Reserve. Minus two superstar wideouts in White and Jones, the Falcons offense will rely on veteran tight...
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