Found October 05, 2011 on
FLOWERY BRANCH – The Falcons defense could receive a boost with the return Babineaux  of defensive starters Jonathan Babineaux and Stephen Nicholas for their NFC showdown with the Green Bay Packers at 8:20 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Dome. Babineaux, Nicholas and running back Jason Snelling returned to practice on Wednesday. Babineaux, a defensive tackle, suffered a partially torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee in the season-opener against Chicago on Sept. 11. His presence has been missed. The defense has not recorded a sack in the three games that he’s been out. Here, Stephen Nicholas (54) is flying over the top of the pile of Falcons as they stop the 49ers' Frank Gore (21) in the first quarter. Johnny Crawford / Nicholas, a linebacker, suffered a calf injury in practice on Sept. 23 and has missed the last two games. He has seven tackles and one forced fumble. Snelling missed the Seattle game with a concussion. Wide receiver Roddy White …
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.