Weatherspoon (knee) inactive vs. 49ers

December, 23, 2013
12/23/13
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Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who injured his right knee in last week's win over Washington, is inactive for Monday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Weatherspoon didn't practice all week leading up to the game and was listed as questionable on the final injury report. Without Weatherspoon, the Falcons will turn to Stephen Nicholas as the third linebacker in the base defense, alongside rookies Paul Worrilow and Joplo Bartu.

Rookie safety Zeke Motta, who injured his neck in practice last week, also is inactive after making his first career start last week. Veteran free safety Thomas DeCoud is back in the starting lineup after missing last week with a concussion.

Also inactive for the Falcons are wide receiver Darius Johnson (high-ankle sprain), running back Josh Vaughan, tackle Terren Jones, tackle Sean Locklear, and defensive tackle Travian Robertson.

Vaughn McClure

ESPN Atlanta Falcons reporter

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