Peters will miss Week 1 vs. Bears
The Falcons released their Week 1 injury report today and found two players out for this weekend’s season opener against the Chicago Bears. As reported previously, Todd McClure has been ruled out with a knee injury, but joining him will be defensive tackle Corey Peters who is out with a knee injury. Peters was injured during practice on August 14. In his stead, Peria Jerry will start at right defensive tackle for the Falcons.
Also appearing on the injury report were DT Jonathan Babineaux, C Rob Bruggeman, OT Tyson Clabo, CB Dunta Robinson, DE Lawrence Sidbury, and WR Roddy White. But all are listed as probable for Sunday’s game. All six were able to fully participate in Thursday and Friday’s practices. Robinson (hamstring) and Sidbury (ankle) both missed time at the end of the preseason due to their respective injuries.
For the Bears, running back Marion Barber was ruled out with a calf injury. Wide receiver Sam Hurd (ankle) and defensive end Corey Wootton (knee) were listed as questionable.