Falcons release official depth chart for game against Commanders

Credit: Jason Getz / Jason.Getz@ajc.com

Credit: Jason Getz / Jason.Getz@ajc.com

FLOWERY BRANCH -- The official depth chart released Tuesday by the Falcons (5-6) for their game at 1 p.m. Sunday against the Commanders (6-5) has Parker Hesse as the starting tight end and Matt Dickerson as a starting defensive end.

Tight end Kyle Pitts (right knee) and defensive end Ta’Quon Graham (left knee) were placed on injured reserve Monday. Both were injured in the 27-24 win over the Bears on Sunday.

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Dickerson has been inactive for all but three games this season. He last played against San Francisco on Oct. 16.

Ryan Neuzil, who was promoted to the 53-man roster, is the backup center, and defensive end Jaleel Johnson, who was claimed off waivers on Monday after being released by the Texans, is listed as Dickerson’s backup.

Here’s a look at the Falcons’ depth chart:


QB – Marcus Mariota, Desmond Ridder

RB – Cordarrelle Patterson, Tyler Allgeier, Caleb Huntley, Avery Williams

FB – Keith Smith

WR – Drake London, Damiere Byrd, Bryan Edwards

TE – Parker Hesse, Anthony Firkser, MyCole Pruitt, Feleipe Franks

LT – Jake Matthews

LG – Chuma Edoga, Colby Gossett

C – Drew Dalman

RG – Chris Lindstrom, Ryan Neuzil

RT – Kaleb McGary, Germain Ifedi

WR – Olamide Zaccheaus, KhaDarel Hodge


OLB – Lorenzo Carter, DeAngelo Malone

DE – Grady Jarrett, Timothy Horne

NT – Abdullah Anderson, Jalen Dalton

DE – Matt Dickerson, Jaleel Johnson

OLB – Ade Ogundeji, Arnold Ebiketie

ILB – Rashaan Evans, Nick Kwiatkoski

ILB – Mykal Walker, Troy Andersen, Nathan Landman

CB – A.J. Terrell, Isaiah Oliver, Mike Ford, Rashad Fenton

FS – Jaylinn Hawkins, Jovante Moffatt

SS – Richie Grant, Erik Harris

CB – Darren Hall, Dee Alford, Cornell Armstrong


K – Younghoe Koo

P/H – Bradley Pinion

LS – Liam McCullough

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