Atlanta will be without linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (knee) and running back Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) on Sunday when it tries to play the role of spoiler against Carolina, the team an-nounced Friday. The Panthers can lock up with NFC South with a win over the Falcons. Weatherspoon missed Monday’s game against San Francisco and hasn’t practiced all week. Rodgers was injured during the game against the 49ers.

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