Atlanta Falcons rookie offensive tackle Jake Matthews will not play in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals due to a left ankle injury, the Falcons announced.
Matthews did not practice on Thursday but did work out on Friday without a helmet.
The Falcons selected Matthews, 22, in the first round of this year's draft.
Jake Matthews was out on field with no helmet working on planting injured left ankle. Not expected to play Sunday. pic.twitter.com/loyDhdMRF2— vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) September 12, 2014
- Chris Johnson