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The Atlanta Falcons have lost starting free safety Ricardo Allen to a season-ending Achilles tendon tear. It marks at least the third significant defensive player to suffer a major injury. The Falcons lost Pro Bowl strong safety Keanu Neal to a season-ending ACL tear, and Pro Bowl middle linebacker Deion Jones was placed on injured reserve following foot surgery. Jones is eligible to return for the Nov. 18 game against Dallas. Defensive ends Takk McKinley and Derrick Shelby also missed the last game due to groin injuries, the severity of which are unknown at this time. Allen played 66 snaps before being carted off the field during Sunday's 43-37 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints. The team initially called it a calf injury as Allen went down without any apparent contact. "It hurts, especially when you know what 'Rico' means to this defense, how much he means to this whole team, how much he...
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Dolphins defensive end William Hayes tore his ACL making a sack on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr on Sunday. Coach Adam Gase said Monday, "He was trying to not put his body weight on the quarterback and that happened."
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The San Francisco 49ers endured a heavy loss Sunday after star quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was badly injured, forcing his exit from a game that ended in a 38-27 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.
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