Jones To Start, Weatherspoon Out

Posted Nov 17, 2012

After missing practice this week, Julio Jones will start for the Falcons, while Sean Weatherspoon will miss his third game this season.

Two of Atlanta's key players were on the injury report again this week, but their statuses for Sunday's game against the Cardinals are different.

Wide receiver Julio Jones has been cleared to play and will be in the starting lineup, but linebacker Sean Weatherspoon will miss his third straight game.

Tim Toone, who was signed earlier this week, will round out the Falcons' wide receiver depth chart along with Drew Davis, Harry Douglas and starter Roddy White.

Other inactives for the Falcons include QB Dominique Davis, S Charles Mitchell, WR Kevin Cone, OL Phillipkeith Manley, DT Travian Robertson and OT Lamar Holmes.

Starting DE Calais Campbell is inactive for the Cardinals. David Carter will start in his place. Other inactives for the Cardinals are TE Todd Heap, QB Kevin Kolb, WR LaRon Byrd, OG Senio Kelemete, OT Paul McQuistan and LB Jamaal Westerman.

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