NEW ORLEANS -- The Falcons released the following statement regarding the status of defensive coordinator Dean Pees. Pees was carted off the field prior to Sunday's game in New Orleans after a player collided with the play caller during warmups.
Pees was transported to a nearby hospital where he received treatment and further evaluation. Here is the Falcons update on Pees:
"Atlanta Falcons Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees has been treated and released from University Medical Center New Orleans following an on-field pregame collision.
He will rejoin the Falcons for the flight back to Atlanta."