Fourth-round pick Kendall Sheffield (pectoral injury) and sixth-round pick Marcus Green (hamstring) didn’t take part in the practice during rookie minicamp Friday.

“With Green he had a little bit of a strained hamstring,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said. “It was more precautionary. At this stage I want to make sure that all of these guys are ready to get rocking for all of OTAs.”

Sheffield, a cornerback from Ohio State, and Green, a running back/returner from Louisiana-Monroe, took part in the walk-through portions.

“We didn’t push it through where he would run full speed,” Quinn said of Green. “We did a little bit of that with Sheffield, just the individual pieces. We’ll do that again tomorrow as we get into the OTAs, we’ll see those guys ramp it up to full speed.”

Sheffield suffered a pectoral injury at the scouting combine in March.

“Not a concern,” said general manager Thomas Dimitroff after the draft.

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