Falcons Lose CB Brent Grimes For The Season


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Jamie Squire/Getty Images(FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.) — Atlanta Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes will miss the remainder of the season after suffering an Achilles tendon injury in Sunday’s 40-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

“Brent’s made a number of plays since he’s been here,” Falcons head coach Mike Smith said on Monday. “He’s been a cornerstone at the corner position, both left and right. It’s the next-man-up mentality and that’s how you have to approach it.”

In 59 career games with the Falcons, Grimes has 253 total tackles and 13 interceptions.

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