Falcons rookie Marquis Spruill tore his ACL

Atlanta Falcons rookie linebacker Marquis Spruill is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

The Falcons will be replacing Spruill soon on the roster.

Spruill was drafted in the fifth round out of Syracuse in May.

At Syracuse, he recorded 41 tackles for losses.

Spruill was slated for a special-teams role.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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