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ble reserve." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesThe Falcoholic homepageHorizontal - WhiteThe Falcoholican Atlanta Falcons communityFollow The Falcoholic online:Follow The Falcoholic on TwitterFollow The Falcoholic on FacebookLog in or sign upLog InSign UpSite searchSearchSearchThe Falcoholic main menuFanpostsFanshotsLibraryFalconsOddsAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 321 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Library FalcFans Podcast on The FalcoholicContact The FalcoholicFalcons StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Falcons NewsYahoo Falcons Team PageYahoo Falcons ReportYahoo Falcons Depth ChartYahoo Falcons TransactionsYahoo Falcons PhotosOdds About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕DT Michael Bennett suffers broken ankleNew Black Calvin Ridley Jersey ,33commentsHis injury costs the team a potentially valuable reserve. EDTShare this storyShare this on FacebookShare this on TwitterShareAll sharing optionsShareAll sharing options for:DT Michael Bennett suffers broken ankleTwitterFacebookRedditPocketFlipboardEmailToday was the first official day of Atlanta Falcons training camp in 2019, and we’ve already seen a few injuries. The most recent is defensive tackle Michael Bennett, who appears to have suffered a broken ankle. Michael Bennett is no stranger to the injury bug, unfortunately. Last month, he suffered a left hand injury, but was fortunately able to recuperate before this devastating setback. Bennett signed with the Falcons in the middle of last season to fill in for the injured Grady Jarrett for a couple of games. With the current depth at defensive tackle, he likely wasn’t going to make the team, but you’d still like to have seen him get a chance to. His run stopping ability made him at least a genuine contender for a role, and now the Falcons have to figure out if they want to add another defensive tackle to compete for the summer. He’ll more than likely now land on I.R. or be waived with an injury settlement.The Falcons current defensive tackles are Grady Jarrett, Jack Crawford, Deadrin Senat, Justin Zimmer, Ra’Shede Hageman and Tyeler Davison, plus a handful of players who are in line for potential practice squad spots. Everyone at The Falcoholic wishes Michael Bennett a full recovery. NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees made Atlanta pay for losing track of his inexperienced receivers Takkarist McKinley Jersey 2019 , and New Orleans’ defense halted several promising Falcons drives with forced fumbles they could not afford.Tommylee Lewis and Austin Carr each caught his second career touchdown pass, rookie tight end Dan Arnold and rookie receiver Keith Kirkwood each grabbed their first, and the Saints won their 10th straight game with a 31-17 victory Thursday night that eliminated Atlanta from contention in the NFC South.All four players entered the NFL as undrafted free agents within the past three years.“I love that stat,” Brees said. “That’s one of my favorite ones.”They also had combined for zero touchdowns this season before Carr caught the first of his career last Sunday.“It says a lot about taking advantage of the opportunity,” Brees said. “It’s fun to watch them grow and gain confidence. We’re building chemistry, which typically takes time, right? But they’ve been thrust into this role.”Meanwhile, the Falcons (4-7) lost three fumbles inside the Saints 20 — tough for any team to overcome against streaking New Orleans (10-1) this season.Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan was stripped by safety Marcus Williams on a third-and-2 from the Saints 3 and Williams recovered to end Atlanta’s opening drive. Julio Jones was stripped by linebacker Alex Anzalone after a catch on the New Orleans 17, and safety Vonn Bell recovered in the final minute of the second quarter to preserve a 17-3 lead going into halftime.New Orleans’ defense, which had a season-high six sacks, continued to come up with big plays in the second half. Anzalone broke up a fourth-down pass in the third quarter and linebacker A.J. Klein intercepted a pass tipped by defensive tackle Tyeler Davison in the fourth.“I do love the way that we played today,” said defensive end Cameron Jordan, who had two sacks. “I do love the four turnovers. I do love the sacks. I do love the pressures. I do love the quarterback hits. For all terms and purposes, we had our Thanksgiving.”Klein’s interception gave the Saints possession on the Atlanta 22 John Cominsky Atlanta Falcons Jersey , setting up Kirkwood’s diving 4-yard TD catch.With about four minutes left, cornerback Marshon Lattimore stripped Calvin Ridley on the Saints 1 after a 29-yard completion that looked as though it would end in a touchdown. Defensive back Eli Apple recovered that one.“When you have one turnover (in the red zone), it feels like a lot,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. “We had three down there and that was the real story of the game.”KEY STATSRyan was under pressure all night from a Saints defense that was bolstered by the return of first-round draft choice Marcus Davenport from a toe injury that sidelined him for three games. Marcus Williams, P.J. Williams, Sheldon Rankins and Demario Davis each had a sack.Ryan finished 35 of 47 for 377 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. But little came easy. His first TD pass, to Ridley, came on fourth down from the 2 late in the third quarter.Atlanta rushed for just 26 yards. New Orleans finished with 150, led by Alvin Kamara’s 89 and Mark Ingram’s 52.Statistically, Brees did not have one of his more impressive games, completing 15 of 22 passes for 171 yards with his second interception of the season. The pick was snagged by Damontae Kazee, his NFL-leading sixth this year.NEW TARGETSBrees’ ability to play to the strengths of unheralded receivers allowed the Saints to cash in on scoring opportunities. A week earlier, he found rookie Tre’Quan Smith 10 times for 157 yards and a TD Black John Cominsky Jersey , but Smith was ruled out against Atlanta with a foot injury. Another receiver, Ted Ginn Jr., has been out with a knee injury since Week 5.Lewis, a third-year pro, was in his first game back after nine weeks on injured reserve and had not caught a pass all season before getting wide open for his 28-yard grab that made it 7-0. Carr is a second-year pro who played in only one game without a catch as a rookie. He, too, was wide open after Falcons defenders bit on a fake to Ingram. Kirkwood made his NFL debut three games ago, when Arnold had his first career catch.“Obviously, Drew is someone who is very confident in the preparation, confident in players around him. There’s a lot that goes into that,” Saints coach Sean Payton said. “I’m excited for those guys that got opportunities.”DIRE STRAITSThe Falcons’ dimming playoff hopes hang on catching up in the wild-card race, and they trail Minnesota (5-4-1) by two games for the last spot.“It’s rough right now for us. You don’t want guys to quit,” Jones said. “This is the time you get to see what guys are really like.”INJURIESFalcons linebacker Kemal Ishmael was helped off the field in the third quarter after a punt.UP NEXTFalcons host Baltimore Dec. 2.Saints visit Dallas on Thursday night.

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