Atlanta Falcons safety Ricardo Allen

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Falcons safety Ricardo Allen done for season with torn Achilles

September 24, 2018 - 10:34 am

Bad news continues to fall upon the Atlanta Falcons defense.

On Monday, ESPN NFL analyst Adam Schefter was the first to report that Falcons safety Ricardo Allen tore his Achilles in action Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints.

The Falcons confirmed the news shortly after, and told Will McFadden, of, the team may address its depleted defensive depth chart in a number of ways.

“Yes, Thomas (Dimitroff) and I discussed that, and we'll continue to discuss that afterward," Quinn said. "We have some other guys with some versatility that we'll try to plug around. We'll see what the length of the injuries are. That would certainly make a difference if we went outside to look for somebody else. If it's shorter term, then likely we'd stay inside.”