Falcons released ‘official’ depth chart for Bucs’ game

Matt Ryan threw an 11-yard touchdown to Mohamed Sanu with 31 seconds remaining to lift the Falcons to a 33-32 win over the Packers. The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Georgia Dome.

Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper (81) takes part in drills during NFL rookie minicamp football in Flowery Branch, Ga. Saturday, May 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper (81) takes part in drills during NFL rookie minicamp football in Flowery Branch, Ga. Saturday, May 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)

 

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons (5-3) released their official depth chart for the Bucs (3-4)  game, which is set for 8:25 p.m. on Thursday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa,

Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme, who suffered a shoulder injury against Green Bay, will not play against Tampa Bay at 8:25 p.m. Thursday night at Raymond James Stadium.

Tamme is the team’s fourth-leading receiver with 22 catches for 210 yards and three touchdowns.

Rookie Austin Hooper, a third-round pick from Stanford, will take the first-team repetitions this week. Hooper has caught 11 passes for 195 yards and one touchdown.

Also, Levin Toilolo will be used in the double tight end formations. Joshua Perkins, who has been inactive for all eight games, will likely be activated.

(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, 28 Terron Ward, 33 Stevan Ridley
FB 42 Patrick DiMarco
DEFENSE
DE 50 Brooks Reed, 99 Adrian Clayborn, 93 Dwight Freeney
DT 95 Jonathan Babineaux, 98 Cliff Matthews
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
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, 20 Sharrod Neasman
S 22 Keanu Neal, 36 Kemal Ishmael
SPECIALISTS
K 3 Matt Bryant
KO 5 Matt Bosher
P 5 Matt Bosher
KR 14 Eric Weems, 16 Justin Hardy
PR 14 Eric Weems
16 Justin Hardy
LS 47 Josh Harris
H 5 Matt Bosher
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