NFC South Standings

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Top Elijah Wilkinson News

  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Ruled out for Week 18

    Wilkinson (calf) will remain inactive for Week 18 versus Tampa Bay, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official website reports.

    Wilkinson will miss Sunday's season finale as he continues to nurse the calf injury that forced him to miss the team's Week 17 win over the Cardinals. Matt Hennessy will likely take over as the starting left guard in Week 18 against the Buccaneers.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Out Sunday

    Wilkinson (calf) is inactive Sunday against the Cardinals.

    Wilkinson's absence will be a blow to the team's offensive line. However they are returning Matt Hennessy (knee) from IR, who will be a candidate to start at left guard.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Officially active

    Atlanta activated Wilkinson (knee) from injured reserve Saturday, Scott Bair of the Falcons' official site reports.

    Wilkinson has been on IR since suffering a knee injury during Atlanta's Week 8 win over Carolina, but he appears set to return to action Sunday against New Orleans. If he's indeed available, expect him to reclaim his spot as the team's starting left guard.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Good to go in practice

    Wilkinson did not appear on the Falcons' injury report Wednesday, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

    Wilkinson cleared Atlanta's first injury report Week 15 after being activated from IR on Monday. The right guard started each game before suffering a knee injury Week 8, so he should reprise this role Sunday versus New Orleans.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Ready to return

    Wilkinson (knee) was activated from injured reserve Monday, Ashton Edmunds reports.

    Wilkinson has been out since Week 8, and he has been practicing with the team since Nov. 30 when he was designated to return from IR. He should return to the field Sunday against the Saints and will likely reclaim his starting left guard role.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Designated to return from IR

    Wilkinson (knee) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday.

    Wilkinson will return to practice, and the Falcons will now have 21 days to activate him or leave him on IR for the rest of the year. The offensive lineman has been out since Week 8 and will likely step back into his role at starting left guard when healthy.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: Placed on IR

    Wilkinson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    Wilkinson will now be forced to miss at least the next four weeks while he recovers from the injury. In his absence, Matt Hennessy will likely take over at left guard, beginning Sunday against the Chargers.

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  • Falcons' Elijah Wilkinson: No-go for Week 9

    Wilkinson (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's contest versus the Chargers, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.

    Wilkinson picked up a knee injury in Week 8 against the Panthers and will now miss at least one contest while he recovers. In his absence, Colby Gossett could take over at left guard against Los Angeles.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 329 lbs
Birthplace: North Wales, PA
Age: 27
School: UMass
Experience: 6