Limping Falcons Shore Up Depth Chart Before Facing RedskinsTheir best linebacker, Deion Jones, won't return for another two weeks at the earliest. Their top running back, Devonta Freeman, is out until December. Their placekicker and career franchise scoring leader, Matt Bryant, is iffy to return this week at Washington.
Quinn: No Trade Deadline Activity From FalconsAtlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn isn't anticipating moves before Tuesday's NFL trade deadline. More than that, Quinn says he sees no need for the resurgent Falcons to seek help from a trade.
Another One Bites The Dust: Fusco Becomes Falcons' Sixth Player On Injured ReserveFusco suffered a broken right ankle in Sunday's win over the New York Giants, and the team announced Tuesday he would miss the remainder of the season.
Falcons Head Into Bye Week Feeling Better About ThemselvesMatt Ryan threw for 379 yards while completing his final 18 passes and the Falcons added another chapter to New York's miserable season, beating the Giants 23-20 on Monday night.
3 Down: Falcons Guard Levitre Out For SeasonThe Atlanta Falcons have lost their third player to a major injury in the first two weeks of the season as offensive guard Andy Levitre has a season-ending triceps injury.
Minnesota Vikings Head Into The Offseason Optimistic, But UnsatisfiedThe Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.