Falcons place linebacker Deion Jones on injured reserve | NFL


The Falcons positioned linebacker Deion Jones on injured reserve with a foot damage Tuesday he sustained Thursday towards the Eagles.

“Following the sport final Thursday, Deion reported soreness in his foot, so we despatched him for additional assessments,” head coach Dan Quinn stated. “We received the outcomes of these assessments again in the present day, and he sadly would require a process that may end in us having to put him on injured reserve.

“We’re bummed for Deion, however we do anticipate to get him again sooner or later this season. He represents all that we’re in search of in a Falcon participant, and whereas he is not going to be on the sector for us proper now, he’ll proceed to have a presence in our constructing.”

Whereas Jones is predicted again sooner or later this yr, security Keanu Neal was positioned on IR with a knee damage and his season is probably going over.

Jones, a third-year linebacker, was chosen within the second spherical of the 2016 NFL Draft. Jones has recorded 253 tackles, 23 passes defended, seven interceptions and two touchdowns in his first three seasons.

The Falcons (0-1) made a number of transactions on Monday, together with signing linebacker Corey Nelson and security Keith Tandy.

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