Fal­cons lose backup tight end Mil­ner to an­kle in­jury

The Covington News - - SPORTS -

FLOWERY BRANCH — The At­lanta Fal­cons placed rookie tight end Martrez Mil­ner on in­jured re­serve Tues­day and claimed tight end Court­ney An­der­son off waivers.

Mil­ner, a fourth-round pick from Ge­or­gia, hurt his left an­kle in the sec­ond quar­ter of Sun­day’s win at Carolina. Mil­ner caught nine passes for 50 yards in eight games.

An­der­son (6-6, 270) played three sea­sons with Oak­land be­fore be­ing re­leased fol­low­ing the 2006 sea­son. He played in two games with Detroit this sea­son be­fore be­ing waived.

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