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RB Devonta Freeman of Atlanta Falcons says he performed by PCL, MCL sprains

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RB Devonta Freeman of Atlanta Falcons says he performed by PCL, MCL sprains

PHILADELPHIA — Atlanta Falcons operating again Devonta Freeman advised ESPN he performed the tip of the season with sprained posterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his proper knee.

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Freeman performed by the accidents and refused to make use of them as an excuse for his ineffectiveness within the Falcons’ 15-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Saturday’s divisional playoff. The 2-time Professional Bowler ran for simply 7 yards on 10 carries, though Freeman did rating the group’s lone landing on a 6-yard reception from quarterback Matt Ryan.

Freeman initially suffered the damage in a Week 17 win over Carolina. He had been listed on the Falcons’ damage report on account of a knee subject forward of each playoff video games.

“It was powerful, however the sport was on the road,” Freeman stated. “It was actually extra like a PCL, and I actually began feeling stuff on my PCL. However that is no excuse. You understand what I imply? You simply need to play.”

Freeman was requested about the potential of present process offseason surgical procedure.

“I am unsure but,” he stated. “However I am not utilizing that as an excuse. In any respect.”

Freeman’s major concern is that the Falcons be taught from Saturday’s disappointment to change into a Tremendous Bowl contender once more subsequent season.

“We will develop from this, undoubtedly,” Freeman stated. “We completed, what, two years in a row [losing] within the Tremendous Bowl and the second spherical of the playoffs. Now it is simply necessary to determine methods to complete, keep wholesome.”

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