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Falcons release depth chart ahead of Cardinals' matchup

The Falcons have released their depth chart ahead of their upcoming matchup with the Arizona Cardinals.

Johnathan Cyprien, a safety the Falcons traded for last week, has been placed on IR. Jamal Carter will now be Kemal Ishmael's backup at strong safety. Falcons punter Matt Bosher was also placed on IR ahead of Sunday's game against the Texans.


Atlanta (1-4) is coming off three consecutive losses and will be looking to get back on track with a win against the Cardinals (1-3-1).

Listed below is a position-by-position breakdown of Atlanta's starting lineup with only the primary backups listed in parentheses.

To view the full depth chart, click here.


  • Notable moves: None.

Wide receiver: Julio Jones, (Calvin Ridley)

Right tackle: Kaleb McGary, (Ty Sambrailo)

Right guard: Jamon Brown

Left guard: James Carpenter

Left tackle: Jake Matthews, (John Wetzel)

Wide receiver: Mohamed Sanu, (Justin Hardy)

Running back: Devonta Freeman, (Ito Smith)

Quarterback: Matt Ryan, (Matt Schaub)

Fullback: Keith Smith


  • Notable moves: After playing in just one game, Cyprien has been placed on injured reserve, Carter will move to backup safety.

Defensive end: Takk McKinley, (Adrian Clayborn)

Defensive tackle: Grady Jarrett, (Jack Crawford)

Defensive tackle: Tyeler Davison, (Deadrin Senat)

Defensive end: Allen Bailey, (John Cominsky)

Defensive end: Vic Beasley Jr.

Linebacker: Deion Jones, (Jermaine Grace)

Cornerback: Isaiah Oliver, (Damontae Kazee)


Kicker: Matt Bryant

Punter: Matt Wile

Kick returner: Kenjon Barner

Punt returner: Kenjon Barner

Long snapper: Josh Harris

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