Thomas DeCoud suffers head injury

Updated: December 8, 2013, 2:16 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Atlanta Falcons starting free safety Thomas DeCoud is out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers after suffering a head injury.

DeCoud was injured in the first quarter while attempting to tackle Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy. On the play, Lacy scored a 1-yard touchdown.

DeCoud remained on the ground for a few minutes then exited the field while escorted by members of the team's training staff.

With DeCoud out, the Falcons inserted ...

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