Younghoe Koo, K (ATL)

Cleared to play

Koo (back) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against New Orleans, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

Koo has played every game this season and missed just one field-goal attempt and one PAT. That he has far more of the former (22) than the latter (15) is a testament both to Koo's reliability and the Falcons' dysfunction on offense. The team is going back to Desmond Ridder under center after a bye, playing at home against the Saints in a game whose winner will reside in first place in the NFC South.

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Kyle Pitts

Kyle Pitts

TE | ATL

Plays all 17 games in 2023

Pitts finished the 2023 season with 53 receptions on 90 targets for 667 yards and three touchdowns across 17 appearances.

Tyler Allgeier

Tyler Allgeier

RB | ATL

Plays backup role in 2023

Allgeier finished the 2023 campaign with 186 rushing attempts for 683 yards and four touchdowns in 17 appearances. He also caught 18 of 23 targets for 193 receiving yards and an additional score.

Desmond Ridder

Desmond Ridder

QB | ATL

Encouraging performance in finale

Ridder completed 22 of 30 passes for 291 yards with two touchdowns and one interception and netted no gain on two carries in the Falcons' 48-17 loss to the Saints on Sunday. He also lost a fumble.

Bijan Robinson

Bijan Robinson

RB | ATL

Big receiving day in loss

Robinson rushed 11 times for 28 yards and brought in seven of eight targets for 103 yards and a touchdown in the Falcons' 48-17 loss to the Saints on Sunday.

Desmond Ridder

Desmond Ridder

QB | ATL

Will start Week 18

Ridder will serve as Atlanta's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Saints, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

Taylor Heinicke

Taylor Heinicke

QB | ATL

Listed as emergency QB

Heinicke (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's matchup against the Saints, but he'll operate as the emergency quarterback, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site reports.

Taylor Heinicke

Taylor Heinicke

QB | ATL

Aiming to play Sunday

Heinicke (ankle) remains questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints but is hopeful to play, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.