Posted October 18, 2013 on AP on Fox
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White will miss the first game of his nine-year career on Sunday. The four-time Pro Bowl selection was one of three starters listed as out on Friday's injury report. White, Atlanta's career-leading receiver, played the first five games with a right ankle injury, catching only 14 passes for 129 yards. He hurt his left hamstring in a Week 5 loss to the New York Jets and hasn't practiced since. Atlanta (1-4) lost Pro Bowl wideout Julio Jones to season-ending foot surgery in the same game. Jones led the NFL in catches and ranked second in yards receiving at the time. Running back Steven Jackson (hamstring) and left tackle Sam Baker (knee) will not play against Tampa Bay (0-5). Starting middle linebacker Akeem Dent (knee) is questionable.

Atlanta Falcons: Thank you Mr. Brady!

Atlanta Falcons fans were very happy to see the sad and pitiful look on New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan’s face after New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw the game-winning touchdown Sunday. It wasn’t just about the everlasting feud between the Falcons and the Saints, it wasn’t just about Falcons fans enjoying watching the Saints lose, it was about...

Is White's 'unbelievable' streak about to end?

Roddy White hasn’t gone into hiding. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver made his presence known every day this week by strolling through the locker room shirtless wearing a stoic expression on his face. His limp is noticeable -- a product of the hamstring injury he suffered in the last game coupled with the high-ankle sprain he endured during the preseason. But White couldn...

Falcons' White to sit Sunday, snapping 133-game streak

The Atlanta Falcons ruled out wide receiver Roddy White for Sundays game against Tampa Bay, meaning the four-time Pro Bowler will miss the first game of his career, ending the sixth-longest active streak among non-kickers. White had played in 133 straight games, but a seasonlong right ankle injury, combined with a left hamstring malady, will keep him out against the Buccaneers....

Falcons rule out Roddy White, Steven Jackson

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...

Roddy White Ruled Out For Week 7

Falcons wideout Roddy White (hamstring, ankle) has been ruled out of the team's game against Tampa bay in Week 7.Fantasy Spin:At least fantasy owners don't have to wonder whether to start him anymore. White aggravated the ankle injury in Week 4 against New England and added a hamstring injury to his list of issues in Week 5. This will be the first missed game of his career.

Roddy White Declared OUT Against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The news keeps getting worse and worse for the Atlanta Falcons who are already without superstar wide receiver Julio Jones. It is now official that veteran wideout Roddy White will also be out against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend. White, who has never missed a game in his career, has been suffering from an ankle injury the past few weeks along with hamstring issues and the...

Injury Updates Week 7: Andre Johnson, Roddy White, Stevie Johnson, Mike Williams, Miles Austin

All of these wide receivers are dealing with some sort of injury according to the Week 7 official team reports. However, in some cases, their injury...

Falcons WR Roddy White to miss first game of career

If you thought the Falcons offense was going to have an easy time when it faces the winless Buccaneers this weekend you might want to rethink that idea. You already know that Julio Jones is out for the season but there was more bad news for Atlanta on Friday when the team announced that Roddy White has been ruled out with hamstring and ankle injuries. Along with White whose streak...

Fantasy Football Injury Report Week 7

Roddy White (ATL) WR: White has been ruled out after a week without practicing. Atlanta’s bye week was a good opportunity for him to recover from ankle and hamstring injuries, but he will nevertheless miss his first game of the year on Sunday. Steven Jackson (ATL) RB: Jackson hasn’t played since he suffered his hamstring injury in Week 2, and fantasy owners who have stuck with...

Falcons injury report: Roddy White, Steven Jackson, Sam Baker

The injury bug has bitten the Atlanta Falcons badly this season, especially on the offensive side of the ball. The Falcons have ruled out four offensive players for Sunday’s contest against divisional foes, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Receiver Roddy White will miss the first game of his career due to lingering hamstring and ankle problems. Offseason acquisition Steven Jackson will...

Douglas's career day keys Falcons' win over Bucs

ATLANTA After sitting out a game for the first time in his nine-year career on Sunday, snapping a 133-game streak, Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White had a dream about teammate Harry Douglas the night before. Dressing in his usual stall next to Douglas, White had envisioned an outlandish number of yards for his receiving mate, whom was informed of Roddy's reveries before...

Roddy White to Miss First NFL Game; Baker, Jackson Ruled Out

Roddy White’s streak of 133 consecutive games will end this Sunday. (Daniel Shirey) Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White will miss the first game of his NFL career as he was ruled out for Sunday’s game versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. White’s streak of 133 consecutive games is third in franchise history behind centers Todd McClure (144) and Jeff Van Note (155). The receiver...

Roddy White, Steven Jackson won’t play this week

According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White and running back Steven Jackson will not play this week against the Buccaneers. Both Steven Jackson and Roddy White will be out this week — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) October 18, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Roddy White, Steven Jackson won’t play this week appeared first...

Falcons Will Be Without RB Steven Jackson & WR Roddy White

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the Atlanta Falcons will be without RB Steven Jackson and WR Roddy White for Week 7′s game against the Buccaneers. The Falcons have since confirmed that both players will be out this weekend and added that OT Sam Baker will be out as well. Atlanta has been dealt a rash of injuries this year, which has resulted in their 1-4 record. This will...

Harry Douglas Steps Up vs. Buccaneers

Falcons wideout Harry Douglas was an able replacement for Julio Jones and Roddy White Sunday against the Buccaneers. He caught all seven of his targets for 149 yards and a touchdown.Fantasy Spin:White will return at some point over the next few weeks but he's not guaranteed to be 100 percent anytime soon. That means Douglas will be a WR2 going forward.
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