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Falcons | Spine injury could end Mathis' career

Steve Wyche, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports Atlanta Falcons S Kevin Mathis (spine) suffered a possible career-ending spinal injury during the Week 9 game. Mathis was placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2006 season. Mathis is expected to make a full recovery, but this is his second significant spinal injury in five years. The team did not disclose the specific injury, but they did say Mathis would not need surgery.

2006-11-06 22:58:28 | Source:

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