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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.