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Falcons release depth chart before Week 16 contest vs. Lions

Erik Harris moved to IR with a chest injury


Now that Erik Harris has been placed on IR with a chest injury, the primary change to this week's depth chart ahead of Atlanta's at-home matchup against the Lions comes with Jaylinn Hawkins stepping up as starting safety. Last week, Harris underwent a successful, yet season-ending surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle. To fill in the gap in the secondary, Shawn Williams has been activated from the practice squad as Hawkins' backup.


Hawkins now has a great opportunity to prove he can be a full-time starter next year. So far this year, he has started three games, achieved two interceptions and completed 20 tackles (12 unassisted). Considering he remains at starter for the next few weeks, Hawkins now has the ability to start laying the foundation for what his role could look like next season.

That's all for this week's depth chart adjustments. Check out the full depth chart below:


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WRTajae SharpeChristian Blake
TEKyle PittsLee Smith
LTJake MatthewsJason Spriggs
LGJalen MayfieldJosh Andrews
CMatt HennessyDrew Dalman
RGChris LindstromDrew Dalman
RTKaleb McGaryColby Gossett
TEHayden HurstKeith Smith
WRRussell GageOlamide ZaccheausFrank Darby
RBMike DavisCordarrelle PattersonQadree Ollison
QBMatt RyanJosh Rosen -or- Feleipe Franks


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DLGrady JarrettMarlon Davidson
DLTyeler DavisonTa'Quon GrahamAnthony Rush
DLJonathan BullardMike PennelJohn Cominsky
OLBDante FowlerBrandon Copeland
LBDeion JonesMykal Walker
LBFoyesade Oluokun
OLBSteven MeansAdetokunbo OgundejiJames Vaughters
CBA.J. TerrellDarren Hall
SJaylinn HawkinsShawn Williams
SDuron HarmonRichie Grant
CBFabian MoreauAvery WilliamsKendall Sheffield


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KYounghoe Koo
PThomas Morstead
LSJosh Harris
HThomas Morstead
PRAvery WilliamsOlamide Zaccheaus
KORCordarrelle PattersonAvery Williams

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