Tyler Allgeier, RB (ATL)

Set for pro debut Sunday

Allgeier is listed as active Sunday at the Rams, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

A rookie fifth-round pick, Allgeier was a healthy scratch during the Falcons' season-opening loss to the Saints, as the team rolled with Cordarrelle Patterson, Damien Williams and Avery Williams at running back. Damien Williams picked up a rib injury during that contest and proceeded to miss every Week 2 practice before the team ruled him out Friday and placed him on IR on Saturday. With the older Williams sidelined for at least the next four games, Allgeier will get a chance to make his presence felt on the field, though Patterson still is expected to garner most of the RB reps Sunday.

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Tyler Allgeier


Modest production in win

Allgeier tallied six rushes for 25 yards and hauled in his only target for five yards during Sunday's 27-23 victory over Seattle.

Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota


Mixed results in win

Mariota completed 13 of 20 passes for 229 yards with one touchdown and one interception in Sunday's 27-23 victory over the Seahawks. He added seven rushes for four yards and an additional score but fumbled twice, losing one.