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Brent Grimes out for rest of year

Updated: September 10, 2012, 4:44 PM ET
Associated Press

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- So much for Atlanta having to worry about playing time for three top cornerbacks. The Falcons lost one of them in their very first game.

Brent Grimes is out for the year after an Achilles tendon injury in a 40-24 win at Kansas City, coach Mike Smith said Monday.

Grimes left in the fourth quarter with what was initially described as a calf injury. After an MRI, it was determined he will need surgery for a torn Achilles, costing Atlanta one of its best coverage ...

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