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Update: DL Ra'Shede Hageman Does Not Fracture Hand In Fight

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If the Falcons did not have bad luck... they would not have any luck at all.

Ra'Shede Hageman Shown Will Fully Intact Bones.
Ra'Shede Hageman Shown Will Fully Intact Bones.
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It has been pretty tough to stay on top of all the injuries that have occurred before the Falcons do so much as play their first preseason game... but it is everyone. Everyone is injured. Someone photoshop a cast onto the Falcons logo.

It all started like so many other times.

Jeanna bragging about how awesome her job is. Check.

After a 2013 season so short on fight, it is actually pretty good to see the team play with some toughness.

Oh yeah, unless this happens.

While Terren Jones' injury is still unknown, Hageman is expected to require about four weeks to heal.  However, Vaughn McClure of ESPN said the hand can likely be bandaged. Hageman, already a project, will then struggle even further early on. While the Falcons were hoping to get some pass rush by rotating in Hageman across the defensive line, it will likely be later before he is able to earn meaningful reps.

UPDATE: The AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter says the plan is to club the hand.

CONFUSING UPDATE: Per Pro Football Talk, Hageman has no broken bones. Perhaps the team believed Hageman had a fracture but X-rays showed otherwise. Step away from the ledge, everyone.

According to a source with knowledge of the situation, Hageman doesn’t have any broken bones, in his wrist or elsewhere.

CLARITY UPDATE: Sounds like the prior reports were wrong, as Ian Rapoport confirms no broken bones for the defensive lineman.