Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Despite week off, some Falcons are still banged up

With a 13-3 record during the regular season, the Atlanta Falcons earned a bye week.
And they needed it.
As they prepare to face the Packers on Saturday night in prime time, the Falcons have several players who were limited in practice on Wednesday.
The injured players, practicing on a limited basis, were John Abraham (groin), defensive Jonathan Babineaux (shoulder), safety Thomas DeCoud (ankle), linebacker Curtis Lofton (knee), center Todd McClure (ankle), and receiver Roddy White (knee).
Cornerback Brian Williams (knee) did not practice.
For the Packers, center Jason Spitz (calf) and linebacker Frank Zombo (knee) did not participate in practice.  Practicing on a limited basis were safety Atari Bigby (groin), tackle Bryan Bulaga (shoulder), tackle Chad Clifton (knees), running back Korey Hall (knee), defensive end Cullen Jenkins (calf), and linebacker Clay Matthews (shin).
Receiver Donald Driver (knee), defensive end Ryan Pickett (ankle), and cornerback Charles Woodson (toe) fully participated in practice.

author:  Mike Florio

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