Falcons: Jake Matthews out of practice with knee injury

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The Falcons starting left tackle, Jake Matthews, was kept out of Wednesday’s practice with a knee injury, according to ESPN’s Vaughn Mcclure.

Matthews was checked on multiple times during Sunday’s game but hung in there, so hopefully this is nothing serious. As a veteran, missing a Wednesday practice is often a precaution, and Matthews has only missed one game over his entire seven-year career, which occurred during his rookie season. We will know more as the week continues, but losing Matthews against a talented defensive line like the Cowboys would be a monumental loss.

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