Unfortunately, the Falcons worst fears came fruition regarding their Pro-Bowl safety. Keanu Neal left last night’s ball game not once but twice before being ruled out. Dan Quinn said he would have a precautionary MRI on Friday, which detailed some horrific news.
Big blow: Falcons S Keanu Neal tore his ACL and is out for the season, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 7, 2018
Neal is the backbone of the Atlanta defense. The enforcer role he plays over the middle of the field is vital to the Falcons success. As if a reminiscent loss to the Eagles was not enough, Falcons fans will have to endure the rest of 2018 without one of their best defensive players.