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Might break out in 2023
Pitts is still recovering from a torn MCL, but he is progressing well and the Falcons are expecting him to break out in 2023, Scott Bair of the team's official site reports.
Praised for leadership
Owner Arthur Blank praised Ridder for his leadership Wednesday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN reports.
Possible starting QB in 2023
Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com opines that Ridder is a strong candidate to be the Falcons' starting quarterback next season.
Some silver linings in ugly debut
Jeff Schultz of The Athletic believes Ridder showed some promising qualities despite his struggles in his first NFL start.
Likely done for season
Mariota will likely be placed on injured reserve while he has a knee injury evaluated independently, Josh Kendall of The Athletic reports.
Gets fellow rookie as QB
London will be working with fellow rookie Desmond Ridder as his quarterback following the Falcons' Week 14 bye, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
Gets promoted to starting job
Ridder was promoted to the starting quarterback job Thursday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
Officially demoted Thursday
Mariota will serve as the No. 2 quarterback behind rookie Desmond Ridder beginning with the Falcons' Week 15 clash against the Saints following Atlanta's Week 14 bye, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
Could get look after bye
Ridder could replace Marcus Mariota as the Falcons' starting quarterback after the team's Week 14 bye, Jeff Schultz of The Athletic reports.
Starting job in jeopardy
Mariota may no longer be the Falcons' starting quarterback after the team's Week 14 bye, Jeff Schultz of The Athletic reports.
Done for season
Pitts underwent surgery Tuesday to repair the MCL in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
Sees plenty of football left
After setting the NFL record for kickoff return touchdowns in the Week 11 win over Chicago, Patterson said he believes he has plenty of football left in him and looks forward to adding to the record.
Has logical path to playing soon
Per Jason La Canfora of the Washington Post, a rival GM expects Ridder to take over as Atlanta's starting quarterback soon.
Rival GM expects benching
An NFL GM tells Jason La Canfora of the Washington Post he believes the Falcons will soon bench Mariota in favor of rookie third-round pick Desmond Ridder.
Not in plans yet
Falcons head coach Arthur Smith shot down suggestions he might demote starting quarterback Marcus Mariota this week and take a look at Ridder instead, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports. "If we were going to make a change, I'd tell you. You'd see it at practice," Smith said Monday.
Gets endorsement from head coach
Head coach Arthur Smith says he has no plans to demote Mariota, who struggled at times throughout Thursday's 25-15 loss to the Panthers, in favor of rookie Desmond Ridder, Grant Gordon of NFL.com reports.
Returns to practice Wednesday
Patterson, who last played Week 4 due to a knee injury, returned to practice Wednesday and has a chance to be activated from injured reserve ahead of the Falcons' Week 9 game against the Chargers, Scott Bair of the team's official site reports.
Called for controversial penalty
Field Yates of ESPN described the roughing the passer call against Jarrett in Sunday's 21-15 loss to Tampa Bay as the worst such penalty call Yates has ever seen.
Has brace or glove on right hand
Pitts, who's not listed on the injury report, appeared in a team video recently with a contraption and a pad on his right hand, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Coaches content with limited role
Coach Arthur Smith showed no indication of wanting to involve Pitts into the game plan more after Sunday's loss to the Rams, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons/ official site reports.
Could see increased role in Week 2
With Damien Williams on IR due to a rib injury, Avery could see an increased role in Atlanta's offense moving forward, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official site reports.
Chance for major role in Week 2
With Damien Williams on IR due to a rib injury, Allgeier has a chance to operate as the No. 2 running back during Sunday's contest against the Rams, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official site reports.
Should play more moving forward
Michael Rothstein of ESPN expects Williams to play a significant role in Atlanta's offense moving forward.
Still uncertain for Week 1
London, who suffered a knee injury on his first catch of the preseason against the Lions, returned to practice Wednesday and remains uncertain for the Week 1 matchup against the Saints, Josh Kendall of The Athletic reports.
Grateful for opportunity in ATL
Mariota is "grateful" for his chance to be the starting quarterback for the Falcons in 2022, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.