Technically listed as questionable
Patterson (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns after returning to practice Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Patterson was held out Wednesday and Thursday, with the Falcons listing it as "resting player/ knee." That suggests his knee injury isn't serious, as does his return to practice Friday in a limited capacity, according to Tori McElhanney of the team's official site, but the Falcons nonetheless are giving him a designation ahead of a 1:00 p.m. ET kickoff Sunday. Fantasy managers probably will want to check back after inactives are released at 11:30 a.m., even though Patterson is unlikely to be on Atlanta's list. He should be started in most formats if active, as the two best rushing totals of his career (141 and 120 yards) have occurred this season, and he's averaging 16.3 carries per game.
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Mariota will cede the Falcons' starting quarterback duties to Desmond Ridder following the team's Week 14 bye, with the rookie set to direct the offense in his NFL debut Dec. 18 in New Orleans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
The Falcons plan to install Ridder as their new starting quarterback after their Week 14 bye, with the rookie set to make his NFL debut in the team's Dec. 18 game in New Orleans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Mariota completed 13 of 24 passes for 167 yards, a touchdown and an interception during Sunday's 19-16 loss to Pittsburgh. He also rushed three times for 17 yards.
Allgeier rushed 10 times for 52 yards during Sunday's 19-16 loss to Pittsburgh.
London caught six of 12 targets for 95 yards during Sunday's 19-16 loss to Pittsburgh.
Patterson rushed 11 times for 60 yards during Sunday's 19-16 loss to the Steelers.
Head coach Arthur Smith ruled Pitts (knee) out for the season Wednesday, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.
Pitts announced Wednesday via his personal Instagram account that he underwent surgery to repair a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his right knee.
London logged two receptions on four targets for 29 yards during Sunday's 19-13 defeat to the Commanders.
Huntley rushed once for 12 yards and caught his only target for one yard during Sunday's 19-13 loss versus Washington.