The Falcons Brian Hill scores in style last week against New Orleans. (Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/TNS)
Photo: Chris Graythen/TNS
Photo: Chris Graythen/TNS

Austin Hooper, Devonta Freeman out for Falcons-Panthers 

Also, strong safety Kemal Ishmael (concussion) will not play. 

Hooper suffered an MCL strain and could miss up to four games, according to NFL media. Running back Devonta Freeman suffered a foot sprain.

Hooper will be replaced in the lineup by Luke Stocker and Jaeden Graham.

Freeman will be replaced in the lineup by Brian Hill and rookie Qadree Ollison, who does not have an NFL carry.

Ishmael will be replaced in the lineup by Jamal Carter. 

Cornerback Desmond Trufant (turf toe) will play after missing the past four games.


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