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Monday, September 10, 2012
Falcons CB Brent Grimes out for the year

By ESPN.com staff

The Atlanta Falcons have lost cornerback Brent Grimes to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury.

Grimes went out in the fourth quarter of Atlanta's 40-24 win at Kansas City in the season opener. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday the cornerback will need surgery, costing Atlanta one of its best defensive backs.

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