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L 12-18
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W 31-24
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L 37-43
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Falcons' Ricardo Allen out for season with torn Achilles

ATLANTA (AP) Falcons starting safety Ricardo Allen will miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon, dealing another blow to Atlanta's already injury-ravaged defense.

The team made the announcement a day after the Falcons' 43-37 loss to the Saints in overtime. Allen was carted off the field in the middle of the fourth quarter.

The fourth-year veteran from Purdue is the leader of the Falcons' defense. He has played both safety spots and nickel cornerback.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Tampa Bay 2001.000
New Orleans 210.667
Carolina 210.667
Atlanta 120.333
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Ryan897
Pass TDs: M. Ryan7
Rush Yds: T. Coleman159
Rush TDs: M. Ryan2
Rec Yds: J. Jones329
Rec TDs: C. Ridley4
Int: R. Allen1
Sacks: T. McKinley2.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1148 (9)
Passing Yards: 897 (8)
Rushing Yards: 292 (21)
Points per game: 26.7 (9)
Yards per game: 382.7 (11)
Touchdowns: 10 (4)
Field Goals: 3 (23)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 1205 (29)
Passing Yards: 863 (27)
Rushing Yards: 377 (28)
Points per game: 28.3 (25)
Yards per game: 401.7 (28)
Touchdowns: 10 (27)
Field Goals: 5 (17)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/22 C. Nelson cut
9/22 R. Jarvis active/prac. squad
9/19 J. Tuioti-Mariner pract. squad add
9/19 P. Iworah pract. squad del
9/18 T. Calhoun pract. squad add
9/18 Z. Kerin signed
9/18 A. Levitre on IR triceps
9/17 J. Williams pract. squad del
9/12 P. Iworah pract. squad add
9/11 B. Hill active/prac. squad
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/23 D. Freeman knee (Questionable)
9/23 T. McKinley groin (Questionable)
9/23 D. Shelby groin (Questionable)
9/18 A. Levitre triceps (IR)
9/16 D. Freeman knee (Out)
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