FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons rookie linebacker Sean Weatherspoon did not practice on Friday and was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
He has not practiced since suffering a right knee sprain against Cleveland.
If Weatherspoon is unable to play, Stephen Nicholas will start at strongside linebacker against the Eagles.
Also, defensive end John Abrabam (stiff back) and tight end Justin Peelle (groin) were limited in practice.
Wide receiver Brian Finneran (knee) and linebacker Curtis Lofton (knee) were listed on the report, but fully participated in practice.
Out = definitely will not play
Doubtful = at least 75% chance will not play
Questionable = 50-50 chance will not play
Probable = virtual certainty will be available for normal duty
All Clubs are required to provide the NFL office and issue to local media the names of injured players who missed any portion of 11-on-11 team work on Friday (and updated on Saturday and Sunday, if applicable).