Falcons’ injury report: A.J. Terrell was limited at practice on Wednesday

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell (hamstring), who missed the past three games and most of the one before that, returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday, according to team’s official injury report.

Safety Erik Harris (right foot) was also limited. Tight end Feleipe Franks (calf) also missed the most recent game, Nov. 10 at the Panthers, remained out.

The Falcons (4-6) are set to host the Bears (3-7) at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Falcons are in second place in the NFC South.

“I’ve been missing for a minute,” Terrell said. “I have never been out this long so it felt real good being out there with the guys.”

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Terrell sustained the injury in the Falcons’ 28-14 win over San Francisco on Oct. 16. He reached for the back of his right leg while in coverage on a deep route.

Terrell’s injury originally was announced as a thigh injury. He played 26 of the defensive snaps (43%) against the 49ers.

Terrell started the following game, against Cincinnati, but lasted only eight plays (12%) and was replaced by Cornell Armstrong. Rashad Fenton, who was acquired in a trade with the Chiefs, started against the Panthers.

Harris and Franks are backups who mainly were playing on special teams.

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Sept. 11: Saints 27, Falcons 26

Sept. 18: Rams 31, Falcons 27

Sept. 25 Falcons 27, Seahawks 23

Oct. 2 Falcons 23, Browns 20

Oct. 9 Buccaneers 21, Falcons 15

Oct. 16 Falcons 28, 49ers 14

Oct. 23 Bengals 35, Falcons 17

Oct. 30 Falcons 37, Panthers 34 OT

Nov. 6 Chargers 20, Falcons 17

Nov. 10 Panthers 25, Falcons 15

Nov. 20 vs. Chicago, 1 p.m.

Nov. 27 at Washington, 1 p.m.

Dec. 4 vs. Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.


Dec. 18 at New Orleans, TBD

Dec. 24 at Baltimore, 1 p.m.

Jan. 1 vs. Arizona, 1 p.m.

Jan. 8 vs. Tampa Bay, TBD