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Falcons Vs. Packers: Jonathan Babineaux, Stephen Nicholas Return To Practice

Defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux (knee) and outside linebacker Stephen Nicholas (calf), who have been out in recent weeks, returned to practice on a limited basis on Wednesday.

Babineaux, a defensive tackle or sees plenty of time in the Falcons' line rotation, suffered a partially torn MCL in his left knee in the season opener versus the Chicago Bears. Since Babineaux has been out, the Falcons have yet to record a sack. Starting outside linebacker Stephen Nicholas suffered a calf injury during practice Sept. 23 and has missed the past two games.

Other injury updates on the Falcons:

Noted as limited on Wednesday: Running Back Jason Snelling (concussion), Safety William Moore (neck) and cornerback Christopher Owens (ankle).

Players who did not practice: Center Todd McClure (knee), wide receiver Roddy White (thigh), tight end Michael Palmer (left ankle) and Cliff Matthews (knee).

For more coverage and insights check out SBNation Atlanta Falcons blog The Falcoholic.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.