5. Injury report. Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, who's in the concussion protocol, is close to returning. Freeman did not play against the Steelers, but talked with Quinn.
Free safety Damontae Kazee (ankle), wide receiver Josh Magee (undisclosed injury), wide receiver Julio Jones (foot), wide receiver Taylor Gabriel (lower leg), linebacker Jermaine Grace (hamstring), and defensive end Martin Ifedi (ankle) did not play against the Steelers.
Also, tackle Austin Pasztor, who was signed on Saturday, and tight end Levine Toilolo, who was excused for personal reasons, did not play against the Steelers.