Falcons release ‘official’ depth chart for Packers

October 23, 2016 Atlanta: Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones hauls in a long reception from Matt Ryan between Chargers defenders Adrian Phillips (left) and Dwight Lowery during the second quarter in an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

October 23, 2016 Atlanta: Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones hauls in a long reception from Matt Ryan between Chargers defenders Adrian Phillips (left) and Dwight Lowery during the second quarter in an NFL football game on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton /ccompton@ajc.com

FLOWERY BRANCH –The Falcons released their official depth chart for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, which is set for 4:25 p.m. at the Georgia Dome.

With running back Tevin Coleman out with a strained hamstring, the Falcons added running backs Terron Ward and Stevan Ridley to the 53-man roster on Tuesday.

Linebacker A.J. Hawk and offensive guard Mike Person were released.

Also, the Falcons added running back Jhurell Pressley to the practice squad.

Ward, who was on the practice squad, was signed by the Falcons as a college free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft. Last season, he had rushed 29 for 95 yards and one rushing touchdown.

Ridley was originally drafted in the third round (73rd overall) by the New England Patriots during the 2011 NFL draft. He has played in 61 games, including 52 with New England. He has rushed for 2,907 yards and 22 touchdowns.

(The team calls it an ‘unofficial’ depth chart. But if they are releasing it, for our purposes that makes it pretty official.)

ATLANTA FALCONS’ DEPTH CHART

OFFENSE
WR 11 Julio Jones, 16 Justin Hardy, 14 Eric Weems
LT 70 Jake Matthews, 76 Tom Compton
LG 67 Andy Levitre, 63 Ben Garland
C 51 Alex Mack, 63 Ben Garland
RG 65 Chris Chester, 71 Wes Schweitzer
RT 73 Ryan Schraeder, 76 Tom Compton
TE 83 Jacob Tamme, 81 Austin Hooper, 80 Levine Toilolo, 82 Joshua Perkins
WR 12 Mohamed Sanu, 19 Aldrick Robinson, 18 Taylor Gabriel
QB 2 Matt Ryan, 8 Matt Schaub
RB 24 Devonta Freeman, 26 Tevin Coleman, 33 Terron Ward, Stevan Ridley
FB 42 Patrick DiMarco
DEFENSE
DE 50 Brooks Reed, 99 Adrian Clayborn, 93 Dwight Freeney
DT 95 Jonathan Babineaux, 91Courtney Upshaw
DT 97 Grady Jarrett, 91 Courtney Upshaw
DE 94 Tyson Jackson, 77 Ra’Shede Hageman
LB 44 Vic Beasley Jr., 41 Philip Wheeler
LB 45 Deion Jones, 55 Paul Worrilow, 53 LaRoy Reynolds
LB 59 De’Vondre Campbell,  41 Philip Wheeler
CB 23 Robert Alford, 29 C.J. Goodwin, 32 Jalen Collins
CB 21 Desmond Trufant, 34 Brian Poole
S 37 Ricardo Allen, 27 Robenson Therezie, 30 Sharrod Neasman
S 22 Keanu Neal, 36 Kemal Ishmael
SPECIALISTS
K 3 Matt Bryant
KO 5 Matt Bosher
P 5 Matt Bosher
KR 26 Tevin Coleman, 14 Eric Weems
PR 14 Eric Weems, 16 Justin Hardy
LS 47 Josh Harris
H 5 Matt Bosher

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