Atlanta Falcons: Grimes held out with foot injury

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes was held out of practice because of a foot injury on Sunday.

“He has a foot that is bothering him,” Falcons coach Mike Smith said. “We held him out today. We are trying to get him back and ready to go.”

The foot injury is unrelated to the knee injury that caused Grimes to miss five games last season, including the wild-card playoff game against the New York Giants.


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August 5th, 2012
6:37 pm


August 5th, 2012
6:55 pm

Nibble nibble nibble- Falcan feathers sure are good !


August 5th, 2012
7:16 pm

Hope it is a minor injury.

[...] five games last season, including the wild-card playoff game against the New York Giants. Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution   [...]

Time for the Falclowns to watch this year's SB Champ - The New Orleans Saints

August 5th, 2012
7:54 pm

Saints > Falclowns…fact….

Michael M.

August 5th, 2012
8:40 pm

Well that’s good to know its not the old injury related…………just praying here we don’t have any real serious injuries to any of our players thru training camp,preseason and the regular season cause we need everyone we got to contend with the so-called elite in the NFL.


August 5th, 2012
9:25 pm


Do you thin that there’s any chance the Falcons bring in Derrick Harvey on a minimum contract to see what he’s got left? He’s the former 1st rounder out of FL who just got cut by the Bengals

[...] Falcons CB Grimes out with foot injury [...]

D. Orlando Ledbetter

August 6th, 2012
6:58 am

Nique — I will check on D. Harvery.


August 6th, 2012
8:17 am

Managing players injuries is a priority for Falcons seasonal success.

Get well Grimes and any other injured Falcons player.

[...] Brent Grimes missed practice Sunday with a foot injury, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The injury is unrelated to the one that forced Grimes to miss time last [...]


August 6th, 2012
11:31 am

Oh man. Here’s hoping it’s not serious. Smith is so secretive about injuries. He’ll say, “It’s just precautionary. We hope to get him back soon.” Next thing we know, a guy misses half the season.


August 6th, 2012
11:33 am

Probably a bit nicked up…probably just training camp dings. It happens. No one comes out of traning camp w/o SOMETHING. Now if D Led had reported that Grimes had to be carted off….then we have a big


August 6th, 2012
12:26 pm

I may be wrong but I think this is D Harvey’s second team. Anyway we don’t need to bring him in. When he was coming at of college along with the other sure thought to be the next dominat pass rusher. I said, Pass rushers are hard to find coming out of college. Really dominate pass rusher come along only so often. Even Piere Paul took a while to develop be it a short time. I would not draft a pass rusher unless he is a can’t miss (Beast) and you still are gambling then. Most of the dominate pass rushers are players that have been in the league awhile. Who have studied the game and ahave the ability to adjust to the speed of the game.

On another note. I was looking at the saints last night and they have a stable of backs. I hate the saints with a passion but that was the only football on for now.

My point is that running backs have become a dime a dozen you can find a good back anywhere. Running backs use to be at a premium but now every year there is a back that comes from no where to be at least good. Funny how things are changing.

Son of Sammy Davis Jr, Jr

August 6th, 2012
4:01 pm

Who? And let’s be honest it’s the Falcons.

Whadda Ya Know?

August 7th, 2012
9:46 am

Our “Best” corner is somehow injured again. Wow, I wonder if he’ll decide to sit out games again this year because he has a foot boo-boo?