Falcons activate Andrews, place McGary on COVID-19 list

Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Kaleb McGary (76) protects quarterback Matt Ryan, background, during the team's NFL training camp football practice Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, in Flowery Branch, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Kaleb McGary (76) protects quarterback Matt Ryan, background, during the team's NFL training camp football practice Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, in Flowery Branch, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The Falcons activated left guard Josh Andrews from injured reserve to the 53-man roster Monday and placed starting right tackle Kaleb McGary on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list.

The team also made a pair of practice squad moves - signing inside linebacker Daren Bates and releasing defensive lineman Chris Slayton.

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