Falcons to be without Roddy White, Steven Jackson vs. Bucs
Falcons wideout Roddy White will miss a game due to injury for the first time in his career. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The Atlanta Falcons will be missing three offensive starters for Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team announced Friday.
The team ruled out wide receiver Roddy White (hamstring/ankle), running back Steven Jackson (hamstring) and offensive tackle Sam Baker (knee).
The team is already without leading wide receiver Julio Jones, who is out for the season with a foot injury.
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White will miss the first game of his eight-year NFL career, ending a streak of 133 consecutive games played. Jackson will miss his fourth straight game and hasn’t played since Week 2.