Falcons' Norwood returns to practice

Norwood did not play Sunday against New England.

Norwood initially suffered a concussion in the preseason when he took a crushing hit from San Diego's Antonio Cromartie. He missed the final exhibition game.

Norwood caught a career-high six passes in the season opener against Miami but did not return kicks. Against Carolina he performed his kickoff-return duties before leaving the game with a head injury.

Against the Panthers, Jason Snelling took over for Norwood as the backup running back. Snelling had 37 yards rushing on six carries and a 10-yard touchdown reception.

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