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Coleman Ruled Out for Falcons vs. Packers

The Falcons are making adjustments and competing on the practice fields as they prepare for Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers in the Georgia Dome.

The Falcons will be without running back Tevin Coleman on Sunday versus the Packers. Coleman injured his hamstring in Atlanta's Week 7 contest and was unable to participate in any capacity of practice this week.

With Coleman sidelined, majority of the load will be given to Devonta Freeman, with help from Terron Ward, who was moved up from the practice squad to the active roster on Tuesday.

"Devonta had a really good week," head coach Dan Quinn said following Friday's practice. "We limited him some on Wednesday, but he's been full since then. He looks real crisp, real sharp. We have confidence in Ward [also]."

Defensive end Dwight Freeney is questionable to play with a quad injury. Quinn says they want to see Freeney's progression on Saturday before making a final decision.

"I'm taking it through tomorrow with Dwight," Quinn said. "He's made significant improvement and he was able to do some stuff today. I want to go through the process with him tomorrow. If he can do it, then we will. I want to give him every opportunity to take it as far as we can."

Cornerback C.J. Goodwin (hamstring) and wide receiver Taylor Gabriel (concussion) were full participants on Friday and are good to go.

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