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Falcons’ Cordarrelle Patterson unlikely for ‘TNF’

Nov 14, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson (84) runs with the ball against Dallas Cowboys safety Donovan Wilson (6) at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 14, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson (84) runs with the ball against Dallas Cowboys safety Donovan Wilson (6) at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons running back Cordarrelle Patterson is dealing with a sprained ankle and is not expected to be available for the team’s Thursday night contest against the New England Patriots, NFL Network reported Monday.

Patterson is undergoing further evaluation on Monday. He’s expected to miss one to two weeks, per the report.

Patterson, 30, was injured early in the Falcons’ blowout loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. He collected just 39 yards from scrimmage before exiting.

Patterson is 17th in the NFL with 776 yards from scrimmage on the season. He has 303 rushing yards and 473 receiving yards and seven total touchdowns.

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The Falcons (4-5) have lost two of their last three games heading into a contest versus the visiting Patriots (6-4).

–Field Level Media