Falcons release official depth chart for Dolphins’ game

Falcons offensive lineman Jason Spriggs (left) and outside linebacker George Obinna go at it on the line of scrimmage during the first day in pads at training camp Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Flowery Branch. (Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com)

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Falcons offensive lineman Jason Spriggs (left) and outside linebacker George Obinna go at it on the line of scrimmage during the first day in pads at training camp Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Flowery Branch. (Curtis Compton / Curtis.Compton@ajc.com)

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FLOWERY BRANCH — Jason Spriggs or Colby Gossett could start at right tackle in place of Kaleb McGary, who was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list on Monday.

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Spriggs, a former second-round pick by the Green Bay Packers, or Gossett were listed as the starter at right tackle in the official depth chart released by the team on Tuesday.

With the return of Josh Andrews (broken hand) from injured reserve, the Falcons listed him as rookie Jalen Mayfield’s backup.

Here’s the Falcons’ projected depth heading into the Dolphins’ game:

OFFENSE

WR - Calvin Ridley, Tajae Sharpe or Christian Blake

TE - Kyle Pitts, Lee Smith

LT - Jake Matthews, Jason Spriggs

LG - Jaylen Mayfield, Josh Andrews

C - Matt Hennessy, Drew Dalman

RG - Chris Lindstrom, Drew Dalman

RT - Jason Spriggs OR Colby Gossett, (Kaleb McGary on Covid-19 list)

TE - Hayden Hurst, Keith Smith, *Feleipe Franks (Was part of TE/QB package vs. Giants)

WR - Russell Gage, Olamide Zaccheaus, Frank Darby

RB - Mike Davis, Cordarrelle Patterson, Wayne Gallman

*FB -- Keith Smith, Cordarrelle Patterson (Added to reflect that they played the position in the opener.)

QB - Matt Ryan, Josh Rosen, Feleipe Franks

DEFENSE

DL - Grady Jarrett, Marlon Davidson

NT - Tyeler Davison, Ta’Quon Graham

DL - Jonathan Bullard, Mike Pennel, John Cominsky

OLB - Steven Means, Jacob Tuioti-Mariner or Brandon Copeland

ILB - Deion Jones, Mykal Walker

ILB - Foyesade Oluokun, Dorian Etheridge

OLB – Dante Fowler, Adetokunbo Ogundeji

LCB - A.J. Terrell, T.J. Green, Darren Hall

FS - Erik Harris, Jaylinn Hawkins

SS - Duron Harmon, Richie Grant

RCB - Fabian Moreau, Avery Williams, Kendall Sheffield

SPECIAL TEAMS

K - Younghoe Koo

P - Dustin Colquitt

LS - Josh Harris

H - Dustin Colquitt

PR - Avery Williams, Olamide Zaccheaus

KOR - Cordarrelle Patterson

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