Russell Gage, WR (ATL)

Goose egg in Week 1

Gage failed to catch either of his two targets in Sunday's 32-6 loss to the Eagles.

Gage was far from the only Falcons player who struggled in the opener, as Atlanta failed to get into the end zone offensively and gave up at least a touchdown in every quarter to boot. On the bright side, Gage clearly is locked in as the team's No. 2 receiver. He played 49 of 72 offensive snaps, trailing only Calvin Ridley (61) while no other wide receiver played more than 19. Gage, along with the rest of the Falcons, will look to pick things up in Tampa Bay in Week 2.

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Russell Gage


DNP on Thursday

Gage (ankle) was held out of practice Thursday, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official site reports.

Russell Gage


Misses another practice

Gage (ankle) wasn't spotted at Thursday's practice and is set to go down as a non-participant on the Falcons' official report, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Russell Gage


Dealing with ankle issue

Head coach Arthur Smith noted Wednesday that Gage (ankle) would be very limited at practice this week, Matt Urben of the USA Today reports.

Mike Davis


Logs 16 total touches in loss

Davis rushed nine times for 38 yards and brought in all seven targets for 25 yards in the Falcons' 48-25 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Scores via ground and air in loss

Patterson rushed seven times for 11 yards and a touchdown and brought in five of six targets for 58 yards and another score in the Falcons' 48-25 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday. He also fumbled once but recovered and returned a kickoff for 27 yards.

Matt Ryan


Hits 300 yard-mark in loss

Ryan completed 35 of 46 passes for 300 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions in the Falcons' 48-25 loss to the Buccaneers on Sunday. He also gained three yards on two rushes.