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Falcons promote Darius Johnson from practice squad

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02:51 PM ET 10.19 | The Atlanta Falcons have lost wide receiver Julio Jones for the year and will be without Roddy White for at least Week 7, so quarterback Matt Ryan has very few people to throw to. With Harry Douglas stepping in to a bigger role, the team needed to add some depth and they provided that by making the decision to promote Darius Johnson from the practice squad. Johnson is a rookie out of Southern Methodist who spent time with the Falcons during camp and the preseason, so they are familiar with what he can offer on the field.

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October 19, 2013  08:05 PM ET

uhh yeah they sort of had to. First post at 805 PM today? Where is everybody?

October 19, 2013  08:18 PM ET

He needs to secure that ball.

October 19, 2013  09:07 PM ET

So?

October 19, 2013  10:32 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

uhh yeah they sort of had to. First post at 805 PM today? Where is everybody?

Watching the SEC go down in flames.

 
October 19, 2013  10:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

He needs to secure that ball.

Not to worry. He's playing the Titans.

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