Falcons place Damien Williams on injured reserve

The Falcons placed RB Damien Williams on injured reserve Saturday with a rib injury.

Fantasy Impact: 

Williams suffered the injury early in Week 1 against the Saints. Williams was expected to be an early veteran presence in the Atlanta backfield and share time with Cordarrelle Patterson. He is now out for at least four games. The Falcons elevated Caleb Huntley from the practice squad, so for now, it’s Huntley, Tyler Allgeier and Avery Williams behind Patterson. This could mean plenty of work coming for Patterson, if Week 1 is any indication. He’s a top 20 running back this week.

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