FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Running back Devonta Freeman, recovering from a concussion, will not play Sunday in the Atlanta Falcons’ game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Freeman missed practice all week, including Friday. Rookie Tevin Coleman is expected to start at running back.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer, Injured Director On Movie Set (CBS News)
Entering Week 12, Freeman ranked second in the NFL in yards from scrimmage and fifth in rushing.
Kicker Matt Bryant will miss the game with a right quadriceps injury. The Falcons signed Shayne Graham on Thursday to fill in.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In Separate Minneapolis Shootings Thursday Night
Also, wide receiver Leonard Hankerson will be held out with a hamstring injury.
Coach Dan Quinn said Freeman has not completed the NFL concussion protocol. He said Freeman is “doing really well” and attended a team meeting on Friday.MORE NEWS: Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term Trends
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