LB to IR; Jackson out vs. Miami

Updated: September 18, 2013, 10:23 AM ET
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

The Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday placed linebacker Sean Weatherspoon on injured reserve, but designated him to return, and announced that running back Steven Jackson will miss Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins.

Weatherspoon suffered a foot injury in the Falcons' 31-24 Week 2 victory over St. Louis and won't be eligible to return until Week 11 against Tampa Bay.

Jackson suffered a thigh injury Sunday. NFL.com earlier reported the running back may miss two ...

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