FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons placed wide receiver Jared Bernhardt on injured reserve with a groin injury on Saturday.
Bernhardt was ruled out on Friday for Sunday’s game at Cincinnati.
Bernhardt, who played college lacrosse at Maryland followed by one season of football as a quarterback at Ferris State, made the Falcons’ roster as a preseason surprise. He has played in two games but has not made a catch.
The Falcons elevated cornerback Cornell Armstrong from the practice squad to the active roster against the Bengals.
The Falcons on Friday also ruled out cornerback Dee Alford with a hamstring injury.
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