Flowery Branch, GA (Sports Network) - The Atlanta Falcons will be without the
services of running back Steven Jackson once again for Sunday's matchup with
the New England Patriots.
Jackson suffered a hamstring injury that knocked him out of a Sept. 15 game
against St. Louis. The former Ram left his new team's 31-24 victory over his
old one immediately after making an 8-yard touchdown catch in the first
Atlanta head coach Mike Smith later ruled Jackson out for what was last
Sunday's 27-23 loss in Miami. Jacquizz Rodgers and Jason Snelling
are again expected to take Jackson's reps.
Cornerback Asante Samuel, who returned to practice Friday and took limited
reps, was listed as questionable with a thigh injury. Also questionable are
tackle Sam Baker (foot/knee) and wideouts Julio Jones (knee) and Roddy
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