Will Svitek will remain the starter at left tackle although Sam Baker has returned from a back injury.
FLOWERY BRANCH – Will Svitek will remain as the Falcons starter at left tackle. Coach Mike Smith made the depth chart change official Wednesday.
Svitek took over at left tackle when Sam Baker, who started the first six games, missed four games with a back injury. Baker was activated for last week’s game against the Vikings but played only special teams.
“It’s good to be at one spot,” Svitek said. “Before I moved around between the different tackle positions, a little guard, special teams, tight end. Definitely it’s an advantage playing at one spot right now.
“It’s great from a physical standpoint and a mental standpoint. Mentally I can just focus on the plays at left [tackle] and look at the different looks that I will get. From a physical standpoint, switching sides changes your footwork.”
Svitek has faced stiff competition protecting quarterback Matt