ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -Falcons third-string quarterback D.J. Shockley was carted off the field with 4 minutes left in the fourth quarter after injuring his left leg in Atlanta's exhibition game against the Buffalo Bills.
Shockley, a 2006 seventh-round draft pick, was hurt after attempting to cut to the inside of the field on a 10-yard scramble. Shockley's right foot slipped when he planted it at the Buffalo 15-yard line, causing his left leg to twist awkwardly before he was tackled by linebacker Josh Stamer.
Shockley was 4-of-5 for 46 yards passing and added 18 yards rushing on three carries. He was replaced by second-stringer Chris Redman.
Shockley didn't play in any Falcons game last season as a rookie.
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