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Falcons injury report: Takk McKinley questionable for Lions game

The Falcons will enter Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with only Takk McKinley questionable for the action

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The Atlanta Falcons will enter Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with only Takk McKinley questionable for the action.


That's good news for Atlanta, because it indicates that Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley, Dante Fowler and a number of other important players who appeared on the injury report this week are good to go. McKinley was missing during Atlanta's 40-23 victory against Minnesota, but the Falcons are a better team with the former first-round defensive end on the field.

Here is the Falcons' full injury report from Friday:

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PlayerInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame status
WR Russell GageShoulderFull participationFull participationFull participationN/A
WR Brandon PowellElbowLimited participationFull participationFull participationN/A
WR Calvin RidleyElbowLimited participationLimited participationLimited participationN/A
CB Kendall SheffieldFootLimited participationLimited participationFull participationN/A
S Jaylinn HawkinsConcussionLimited participationLimited participationFull participationN/A
DE Dante FowlerAnkle/RestLimited participationDid not participateLimited participationN/A
WR Julio JonesHamstringDid not participateLimited participationLimited participationN/A
DE Takk McKinleyGroinDid not participateDid not participateLimited participationQuestionable
DT Deadrin SenatRestDid not participateDid not participateDid not participateN/A
C Alex MackRestN/ADid not participateN/AN/A
RB Todd GurleyRestN/AN/ADid not participateN/A
G James CarpenterRestN/AN/ADid not participateN/A

What it means

Looking to string together back-to-back wins, the Falcons are about as healthy as could be hoped for as we near the mid-point of the 2020 season. Interim head coach Raheem Morris said he felt McKinley was close to returning, and he did practice in a limited capacity on Friday. He will be the player to monitor on Sunday morning when the list of inactive players is revealed.

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