FLOWERY BRANCH -- Here are the five things we learned Thursday about the Falcons (7-7), who host Carolina (14-0) at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons snapped their six-game losing streak with a 23-17 victory over Jacksonville on Sunday.
1. COLEMAN SUFFERS CONCUSSION -- Falcons running back Tevin Coleman, the team's second-leading rusher, slipped in the shower and suffered a concussion on Wednesday. He's now in the concussion protocol program, coach Dan Quinn said on Thursday.
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