Falcons RB Tevin Coleman fractures rib, no timetable for return
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Falcons RB Tevin Coleman fractures rib, no timetable for return
Monday September 21st, 2015

Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Tevin Coleman sustained a fractured rib Sunday and there is no definite timetable for his return, the team announced Monday.

Coleman had to be carted off the field during the second quarter of the Falcons' 24–20 win over the New York Giants. Falcons head coach Dan Quinn said that Coleman's return is dependent upon his pain threshold.

Coleman competed with running back Devonta Freeman for the starting spot in training camp, winning the job before the team's Week 1 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. He had run for 112 yards and one touchdown through the first two games before the injury.

A third-round pick out of Indiana, Coleman was named an All-America in 2014 after carrying the ball 270 times and rushing for 2,036 yards and 15 touchdowns.

The Falcons play the the Dallas Cowboys on the road on Sunday.

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