Wes Schweitzer #71 of the Atlanta Falcons snaps the ball in the first quarter during a preseason game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on August 8, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images)
Photo: Mark Brown/Getty Images
Photo: Mark Brown/Getty Images

Falcons release official depth chart for Panthers game 

Wes Schweitzer, who started against the Saints, moved ahead of Jamon Brown at right guard on the Falcons’ official depth chart that was released by the team Tuesday. 

It’s been a revolving door at the right guard spot since Chris Lindstrom broke the fifth metatarsal on his foot in the season opener.

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Lindstrom’s injury coupled with injuries to left guard James Carpenter have compromised the interior of the offensive line. Brown likely will have to start at left guard if Carpenter doesn’t make it out of the concussion protocol. 

With the release of Jermaine Grace, the Falcons are thin at linebacker and minus the team’s leading tackler on special teams. 

If Lindstrom is activated and tight ends Austin Hooper (knee) and Luke Stocker (back) are healthy, tight end Carson Meier would appear to be the odd man out. Meier started and played 27 snaps against the Saints, but didn’t get a target in the passing game. 

Here’s the full depth chart for the game against the Panthers at 1 p.m. Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium: 

OFFENSE

WR 11 Julio Jones, 83 Russell Gage, 13 Christian Blake
LT 70 Jake Matthews, 73 Matt Gono
LG 77 James Carpenter, 75 John Wetzel
C 51 Alex Mack
RG 71 Wes Schweitzer, 68 Jamon Brown
RT 76 Kaleb McGary, 74 Ty Sambrailo
TE 81 Austin Hooper, 80 Luke Stocker, 87 Jaeden Graham, 85 Carson Meier
WR 18 Calvin Ridley, 14 Justin Hardy, 17 Olamide Zaccheaus, 15 Brandon Powell
QB 2 Matt Ryan, 8 Matt Schaub
RB 24 Devonta Freeman, 23 Brian Hill, 38 Kenjon Barner, 32 Qadree Ollison
FB 40 Keith Smith

DEFENSE

DE 98 Takk McKinley, 99 Adrian Clayborn
DT 97 Grady Jarrett, 95 Jack Crawford
DT 96 Tyeler Davison, 94 Deadrin Senat
DE 93 Allen Bailey, 50 John Cominsky
DE 44 Vic Beasley Jr., 91 Jacob Tuioti-Mariner
LB 59 De’Vondre Campbell, 54 Foyesade Oluokun
LB 45 Deion Jones
CB 26 Isaiah Oliver, 20 Kendall Sheffield
CB 21 Desmond Trufant, 33 Blidi Wreh-Wilson, 28 Jordan Miller
S 37 Ricardo Allen, 41 Sharrod Neasman
S 27 Damontae Kazee, 36 Kemal Ishmael, 35 Jamal Carter

SPECIALISTS

K 7 Younghoe Koo
KO 7 Younghoe Koo
P 5 Matt Bosher
LS 47 Josh Harris
H 5 Matt Bosher
KOR 38 Kenjon Barner
PR 38 Kenjon Barner

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