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Atlanta Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews expects to play Sunday versus the Buccaneers after sitting out Week 2 with a left ankle injury.

September 15, 2014

Atlanta Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews expects to play Sunday versus the Buccaneers after sitting out Week 2 with a left ankle injury, reports D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Matthews injured his ankle in the first half of the Falcons' opening win over the Saints. An MRI scan on the ankle came up negative.

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The rookie was the No. 6 pick in May's NFL draft.

Atlanta is 1-1 after losing to Cincinnati in Week 2. 

- Molly Geary

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