Gone but will never forgotten. R.I.P. Nate
- Aug 13, 1998
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- Anniston, AL
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons defensive back Kevin Mathis suffered a season-ending neck injury Sunday that is not expected to require surgery.
Mathis will be placed on injured reserve after being hurt on the opening kickoff of the Falcons' 30-14 loss at Detroit.
Mathis has "all feeling, all movement" in all of his extremities, coach Jim Mora said Monday.
The team did not release any details on the neck injury.
The 32-year-old Mathis is expected to make a full recovery, but his future in the NFL is uncertain.
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