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Falcons injury report: Julio Jones, Austin Hooper, Calvin Ridley expected to play vs. Panthers

Good news for the Falcons.

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Some of the Falcons’ top players remained limited in Friday’s practice, but it shouldn’t keep them off the field on Sunday. Austin Hooper, Julio Jones, and Calvin Ridley are all expected to ready to go against the Panthers this week.

The only players listed as questionable for this week are punter Matt Bosher (groin) and safety Sharrod Neasman (shoulder). Ty Sambrailo (hamstring) and James Carpenter (concussion) have been ruled out for Sunday. Sambrailo and Carpenter were joined on the did not participate list by Grady Jarrett and Allen Bailey. Both Bailey and Jarrett were excused from practice to attend to personal matters.

The Panthers will be missing tackle Greg Little and tight end Greg Olsen. Everyone else is expected to be ready to go.

Here’s the full Falcons Friday injury report and game report for this week. Weigh in with your thoughts in the comments.

Full Participation

  • #51 C Alex Mack (not injury related – resting veteran)
  • #80 TE Luke Stocker (back)
  • #87 TE Jaeden Graham (thigh)

Limited Participation

  • #5 P Matt Bosher (right groin)
  • #11 WR Julio Jones (shoulder)
  • #18 WR Calvin Ridley (toe)
  • #21 CB Desmond Trufant (toe)
  • #37 S Ricardo Allen (knee, oblique)
  • #41 S Sharrod Neasman (shoulder)
  • #76 T Kaleb McGary (back)
  • #81 TE Austin Hooper (knee)
  • #83 WR Russell Gage (ribs)

Did Not Participate

  • #74 T Ty Sambrailo (hamstring)
  • #77 G James Carpenter (concussion)
  • #93 DE Allen Bailey (not injury related – personal matter)
  • #97 DT Grady Jarrett (not injury related – personal matter)

Game Report


  • #5 P Matt Bosher (right groin)
  • #41 S Sharrod Neasman (shoulder)


  • N/A


  • #74 T Ty Sambrailo (hamstring)
  • #77 G James Carpenter (concussion)