Rookie defensive tackle Deadrin Senat, a third-round pick who’s played in all 10 games this season and made two starts, was declared inactive by the Falcons for their Thursday night game at New Orleans.
Here are the rest of the Falcons’ inactives: kicker Giorgio Tavecchio, defensive end Steven Means, cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson, safety Keith Tandy, linebacker Deion Jones and tackle Matt Gono.
Senat, who was the 90th player taken in this year’s draft, has 20 tackles, two tackles for loss and three quarterback hits.
The Saints’ inactives: left tackle Terron Armstead, center Will Clapp, defensive end Trey Hendrickson, defensive end Mitch Loewen, wide receiver Brandon Marshall, wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith and linebacker Manti Te’o.
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