FLOWERY BRANCH – Stephen Nicholas, who has started against San Francisco and Philadelphia, was elevated to the first team on depth chart released by the team for the Cincinnati game.
Falcons coach Mike Smith announced on Monday that rookie Sean Weatherspoon’s right knee sprain was not responding and that he’d sit out the Bengals game.
Nicholas led the Falcons in tackles against the 49ers with 13. Against the Eagles, he had six tackles, including one for a loss.
Here’s a look at the depth chart.
WR 12 Michael Jenkins 83 Harry Douglas 14 Eric Weems
LT 72 Sam Baker 74 Will Svitek
LG 63 Justin Blalock 79 Mike Johnson
C 62 Todd McClure 61 Joe Hawley
RG 73 Harvey Dahl 79 Mike Johnson
RT 77 Tyson Clabo 75 Garrett Reynolds
TE 88 Tony Gonzalez 87 Justin Peelle 81 Michael Palmer
WR 84 Roddy White 86 Brian Finneran
QB 2 Matt Ryan 8 Chris Redman 4 John Parker Wilson
RB 33 Michael Turner 44