The Atlanta Falcons activated Peters from the reserve injured list Friday.|||||||
Peters, a third-round draft pick in 2010, has started 30 of 31 career games for Atlanta. He has been sidelined since May because of a stress fracture in his left foot. Peters is likely to work behind Peria Jerry when the Falcons (6-0) visit Philadelphia (3-3) on Sunday.
Peters, a starter the last two seasons, returned for limited activity Monday in his first practice this season.|||||||
Peters, on the reserve injured list with a stress fracture in his left foot, will be eligible to make his season debut on Sunday at Philadelphia.
The Atlanta Falcons placed starting defensive tackle Corey Peters on the injured reserve list and waived third string quarterback John Parker Wilson on Sunday.|||||||
Peters missed all of training camp and preseason with a left foot injury. The earliest Peters can return is Oct. 28 at Philadelphia. He must sit out the first six games. Peters, a third-round pick from Kentucky in 2010, started 30 of his 31 games over the past two years. Peria Jerry is starting at nose tackle to replace Peters, who has 73 tackles, four sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed in his career.
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday that Peters will not participate this week when the Falcons practice this week in Jacksonville and play the Jaguars in a preseason game on Friday.|||||||
Peters was injured in practice Sunday and had to be carted off the field, but the team doesn't believe the knee was structurally damaged.