The Falcons were forced to shift gears and cancel Friday’s practice after an unnamed staffer reportedly came down with COVID-19. We did get a downgrade on Thursday, as Fowler, who is dealing with an ankle injury, went from limited on Wednesday to now missing practice on Thursday. Falcons vs. Broncos: Who was the offensive player of the game. The Atlanta Falcons are counting on free-agent defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. to be a difference maker on defense this season, and the early returns from camp have been overwhelmingly positive. The dynamic duo keeps up a historic pace. Falcons injury report: Julio Jones, Dante Fowler game-time decisions. The absence of both Fowler and McKinley for Sunday's game will mean that Atlanta may have to continue to be creative with its pass rush. Falcons vs. Broncos: Who was the offensive player of the game. Center … Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Three Baton Rouge police officers on leave after LSU football player alleges. Well, this practice report isn’t exactly exciting. Todd Gurley and Alex Mack won’t practice today. He's greatly underachieving relative to the large contract he signed with Atlanta this past offseason, with just 17 tackles and two sacks halfway through the season. McKinley called the team out on Twitter after choosing not to accept a trade for him at the deadline for what he claimed was the second year in a row. Falcons injury report: Dante Fowler, Takk McKinley out against Broncos Practice report for Friday, Nov. 6, and it’s not all good news. Dan Quinn said Takk to be limited today just for the long term coming off shoulder surgery, as happened at times in camp. On the Broncos' side of things, cornerback A.J. If you viewed the practice report from Wednesday, there’s some minor changes to player statuses. Calvin Ridley is something to monitor as he hasn’t practiced all week and is still dealing with a foot injury he sustained during last Thursday’s game. Per usual, Mack and Senat did not participate as they both got a rest day. The Falcons conducted business virtually on Friday, so their injury report is merely an estimate of where things would have stood had they actually taken to the field. On the Broncos side of things, the team has ruled out cornerback A.J. Matt Ryan, Julio Jones make history again in a win Sunday. According to head coach Dan Quinn, though, Fowler has a sprained ankle, per team reporter Kelsey Conway. Here is the Falcons' estimated injury report from Friday: Here is the Broncos' injury report from Thursday: Although listed as questionable, it's notable that Ridley did not log any practice time this week. Check back for more updates after the team’s Tuesday training camp practice. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: fantasynews | arena: nfl | pageType: stories | Practice report for Friday, Nov. 6, and it’s not all good news. 3:26 pm ET, Falcons' Dante Fowler: Gets support from coach, Falcons' Dante Fowler: Cleared of ankle injury, Falcons' Dante Fowler: Downgraded Thursday, Falcons' Dante Fowler: Held back in Wednesday's session. The Atlanta Falcons have officially pulled the plug on defensive end Takk McKinley, waiving the former first-round pick on Monday after failing to trade him at last week's deadline. Fowler appears to have still been dealing with his lingering ankle injury during Sunday's loss to the Cowboys, during which he notched two tackles, a half-sack and a forced fumble. Head coach Dan Quinn confirmed to reporters on Tuesday that Fowler is out with a sprained ankle. The team will be without both starting defensive ends Takk McKinley and Dante Fowler Jr., so expect a heavy dose of Charles Harris and Steven Means. Todd Gurley and Alex Mack won’t practice today. Defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. hasn’t been able to practice this week because of a hamstring injury, and defensive end Takk McKinley has been held out with a groin injury. He played college football for the University of Florida, and was selected third overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2015 NFL Draft. Cornerback Kendall Sheffield was a full participant after being limited the day before with a concussion and wrist injury. Falcons injury report: Dante Fowler, Takk McKinley out against Broncos It’s finally Friday as we continue to inch closer to Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos . The team will be without both starting defensive ends Takk McKinley and Dante Fowler Jr., so expect a heavy dose of Charles Harris and Steven Means. Falcons' Dante Fowler: Back on injury report 21D ago • by RotoWire Staff; Fantasy Football Today Newsletter Get tips, advice and news to win your league - all from the FFT podcast team. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Falcons vs. Broncos: who was the defensive player of the game? Quinn said it will take a few weeks for Marlon Davidson to get back into the flow once Davidson returns from knee strain. It’s not considered a serious injury, more day-to-day, but there was a realistic chance that he would miss this game entering the week so anything could happen at this point. Falcons vs. Broncos: who was the defensive player of the game? We already know that defensive end Takk McKinley has been ruled out for Sunday, and we continue to monitor other players who are dealing with injuries. The big name trending in the right direction is Jones, who was held out of practice on Wednesday as he’s still listed as dealing with a hamstring injury. I’d estimate that this will be Jones’ weekly practice routine moving forward. Please check your email for a confirmation. Falcons injury report: Dante Fowler and Takk McKinley did not participate; Julio Jones limited Thursday. Center Alex Mack, right … Fowler (hamstring) didn't practice Wednesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports. We already know that defensive end Takk McKinley has been ruled out for Sunday, and we continue to monitor other players who are dealing with injuries. The dynamic duo keeps up a historic pace. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Fantasy Football Today Newsletter" newsletter. The Atlanta Falcons waived defensive end Takk McKinley on Monday in a move that wasn't totally surprising after the team failed to trade him at last week's deadline. Drafted with the 26th pick in 2017, McKinley's fifth-year option was declined by Atlanta during the offseason and he obviously wasn't in the team's long-term plans. It’s not considered a serious injury, more day-to-day, but there was a realistic chance that he would miss this game entering the week so anything could happen at this point. Receiver Russell Gage with limited with shoulder and knee injuries. Falcons injury report: Calvin Ridley, Dante Fowler miss second practice While the Falcons are getting healthier, Ridley and Fowler missed their second-consecutive practice of the week Falcons vs. Broncos: 3 Falcons up, 3 Falcons down after Week 9 victory at home, Fact: Matt Ryan’s Christmas tree decorates itself, Watch Patriots - Jets Monday Night Football and cringe. On the team’s final injury report, defensive ends Dante Fowler (hamstring) and Takk McKinley (groin) were listed as out for Sunday’s game against the Broncos.. Hey Falcoholics, we hope you’re having a great week. The Falcons still have the horsepower to rush the passer on the interior of the defensive line, but obviously this hurts. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley (foot) was listed as questionable, despite not practicing all week. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. However, there was some concern among Falcons fans after Fowler was seen wearing a knee brace while sitting out of Monday’s practice. The Falcons denied the alleged trade offers, and cut the cord a week later. Quinn said Atlanta will be without RB Todd Gurley (rest), OL Alex Mack (rest) and rookie DL Marlon Davidson (knee strain) on Tuesday. The team is dealing with some injuries, and notable players like defensive tackle Marlon Davidson and defensive end John Cominsky are on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list, and won’t appear on the practice report below. All Rights Reserved. Additionally, Wide receiver Tim Patrick (hamstring), safety Trey Marshall (illness), running back Phillip Lindsay (foot) and tight end Nick Vannett (foot) will also be listed as questionable. Defensive ends Dante Fowler (hamstring) and Takk McKinley (groin) were declared out for the game at 1 p.m. Sunday against the Broncos at Mercedes … This is the first report of a hamstring injury for Fowler, who had previously battled an ankle injury. Dan Quinn said Dante Fowler had a sprained ankle, it’s not a long term injury, though. https://thefalconswire.usatoday.com/2020/09/01/atlanta-falcons-dan-quinn-says-falcons-dante-fowler-marlon-davidson-injury/, Atlanta Falcons 53-man roster projection: Version 3.0, Koo says cops kicked him off fields for practicing during lockdown, WATCH: Falcons WR Calvin Ridley makes one-handed grab, Dan Quinn discusses K Younghoe Koo, P Sterling Hofrichter, 10 takeaways from Falcons' 34-27 win over the Broncos, The NFL's Week 9 Overreaction Index: Contenders and Pretenders, Falcons fans react to team waiving DE Takk McKinley, Falcons Week 9 stat sheet: Oluokun, Zaccheaus lead way vs. Broncos, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. — vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) September 1, 2020. On Friday, the Falcons released their official practice report giving us insight into the current health of the team heading into Sunday’s game. — Kelsey Conway (@FalconsKelsey) September 1, 2020. Falcons injury report: Dante Fowler, Takk McKinley out against Broncos Practice report for Friday, Nov. 6, and it’s not all good news. Lastly, the Falcons’ other starting defensive end, Takk McKinley, will be limited today as he recovers from shoulder surgery. By Evan Birchfield @EvanBirchfield Nov 6, 2020, 4:30pm EST Bouye (concussion) for Sunday’s game. After not practicing throughout the entire week, wide receiver Calvin Ridley is listed as questionable and defensive end Dante Fowler has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. The Atlanta Falcons are now 1-5 and are set to host the Detroit Lions on Sunday.