Sunday, September 29, 2013
Falcons' Dent exits with ankle injury
By Vaughn McClure
ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons starting linebacker Akeem Dent exited Sunday night's game againt the New England Patriots with an ankle injury.
Dent suffered the injury attempting to make a tackle as Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount broke free for a 47-yard touchdown run. Dent had his right ankle taped but did not return.
Omar Gaither replaced Dent in the lineup. Paul Worrilow, Dent's replacement, suffered a knee injury in the game and was on the sideline.