FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -Atlanta Falcons right tackle Todd Weiner is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.
The team placed the 10-year veteran on injured reserve Thursday.
Weiner, who played in seven games, is the third starting tackle to face season-ending knee surgery. The Falcons (3-8) now have 12 players on injured reserve.
Starting left tackle Wayne Gandy was lost for the season in a Week 5 loss at Tennessee. Renardo Foster, an undrafted rookie free agent, started just two games in Gandy's place before his season ended.
Tyson Clabo and D'Anthony Batiste, two former undrafted free agents, will start at tackle when Atlanta visits St. Louis (2-9) on Sunday.
Weiner has started 85 games in six seasons with Atlanta. Gandy, a second-year Falcon in his 14th NFL season, made 94 straight starts and appeared in 205 career games.

Recent NFL Discussions

Carolina Wise Guy.....What? on Thu, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961
2017 NFL Draft Props on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Week 1 on Fri, Feb 2017 by Blade
Blade what time do you get up on Thu, Feb 2017 by Blade
VIR- V TECH GAME on Sun, Feb 2017 by Timmy1961
Advertisement

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Vikings noncommittal to AP Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was noncommittal when speaking about Adrian Peterson on Thursday.
Thumbnail Krik Cousins Next Team Prop Odds Which team will Kirk Cousins be playing for in Week 1 of the 2017 NFL regular season?
Thumbnail Tony Romo Next Team Prop Odds Which team will Tony Romo play for when the 2017 NFL regular season begins? Oddsmakers have weighed in.
Thumbnail Taylor could be fit in Cleveland Could current Bills Tyrod Taylor be a fit for the quarterback-needy Browns next season?
Thumbnail Palmer, Fitz both returning for Cards The Arizona Cardinals will have their starting quarterback back for 2017, as Carson Palmer confirmed he will return to play next season.

NFL Team Pages