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Zeke Motta

Atlanta Falcons
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Falcons | Zeke Motta to meet with doctor

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:55:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said SS Zeke Motta (neck) is scheduled to meet with a doctor next month to see if he will be able to play at all this upcoming season. Motta underwent neck surgery in December.

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Falcons | Zeke Motta not expected to take part in workouts

Sat, 17 May 2014 08:58:56 -0700

Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith said SS Zeke Motta (neck) is not expected to participate in any offseason workouts but the team hopes he will be able to participate in training camp. Motta has not been cleared to participate in workouts at this point. Smith has not ruled Motta out for the 2014 season.

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Falcons | Zeke Motta to IR

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 07:03:43 -0800

Atlanta Falcons SS Zeke Motta (neck) was placed on Injured Reserve.

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Falcons | Zeke Motta has surgery

Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:59:59 -0800

Atlanta Falcons SS Zeke Motta (neck) underwent season-ending surgery on his neck Sunday, Dec. 22. Motta was dealing with a cervical fracture at C1, according to head coach Mike Smith. Motta will be put on Injured Reserve.

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Falcons | Week 16 Inactives

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:38:49 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared WR Darius Johnson, RB Josh Vaughan, LB Sean Weatherspoon, OT Sean Locklear, OL Terren Jones, DL Travian Robertson, SS Zeke Motta inactive for Week 16.

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Falcons | Saturday injury report for Week 16

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 16:13:49 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Darius Johnson (ankle) and SS Zeke Motta (hand, neck) have been ruled out for Week 16. RB Antone Smith (knee) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) are listed as questionable. FS Thomas DeCoud (concussion) is listed as probable. DeCoud fully participated in practice Saturday, Dec. 21. Smith was limited during practice while the other three players did not participate in practice.

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Falcons | Two players not practicing

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 09:02:31 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) and SS Zeke Motta (hand, neck) were not participating during the media-access portion of practice Saturday, Dec. 21.

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Falcons | Friday practice report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:44:17 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (concussion) fully practiced Friday, Dec. 20. RB Antone Smith (knee) was limited in practice. WR Darius Johnson (ankle), S Zeke Motta (hand, neck) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) all did not practice.

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Falcons | Thursday injury report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:57:42 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (concussion) fully practiced Thursday Dec. 19. S Zeke Motta (hand) was limited in practice. WR Darius Johnson (ankle), RB Antone Smith (knee) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) all did not practice.

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Falcons | Zeke Motta will start

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:17:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons SS Zeke Motta will start at safety Week 15 because of the injury to FS Thomas DeCoud (concussion).

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Falcons | Friday injury report for Week 15

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:03:31 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud and RB Antone Smith (knee) both did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 13, and have been ruled out. S Zeke Motta (hand) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (shoulder) both were limited and are questionable. LB Paul Worrilow (shoulder) fully practiced and is probable.

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Falcons | Thomas DeCoud ruled out

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:04:51 -0800

Atlanta Falcons FS Thomas DeCoud (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 15 with a concussion, according to head coach Mike Smith. DeCoud suffered the injury in Week 14. S Zeke Motta will start at free safety against the Washington Redskins. He replaced DeCoud last week and had 10 tackles.

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Falcons | Zeke Motta could get start

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 18:58:08 -0800

Atlanta Falcons SS Zeke Motta could start at safety if FS Thomas DeCoud (concussion) is not able to play Week 15.

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Falcons | Thursday injury report for Week 15

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:52:33 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (concussion) and RB Antone Smith (knee) both did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. S Zeke Motta (hand), LB Sean Weatherspoon (shoulder) and LB Paul Worrilow (shoulder) all were limited in practice.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:09:07 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (concussion) and RB Antone Smith (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 11. S Zeke Motta (hand), LB Sean Weatherspoon (shoulder) and LB Paul Worrilow (shoulder) all were limited in practice.

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Falcons | Friday practice report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:14:36 -0800

Atlanta Falcons C Peter Konz (ankle) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) both fully practiced Friday Dec. 6, and are probable. S Zeke Motta (hand) was limited in practice and is questionable.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:48:54 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Zeke Motta (hand) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 5. C Peter Konz (ankle) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) practiced in full.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 14

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:38:56 -0800

Atlanta Falcons C Peter Konz (ankle), S Zeke Motta (hand) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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Falcons | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:07:52 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (ankle), DE Malliciah Goodman (calf), S Zeke Motta (hand) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (shoulder, knee) are questionable for Week 13. CB Desmond Trufant (thigh) is probable. Dent, Goodman, Motta and Weatherspoon were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 29, while Trufant practiced in full.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 13

Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:09:15 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DE Malliciah Goodman (calf), LB Akeem Dent (ankle) and SS Zeke Motta (hand) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 28. LB Sean Weatherspoon (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (thigh) fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 13

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:49:35 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent (ankle), DE Malliciah Goodman (calf), S Zeke Motta (hand), CB Desmond Trufant (thigh) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (shoulder) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:50:02 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (triceps), QB Dominique Davis (knee) and S Zeke Motta (hand) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20, and are questionable for Week 12. DT Peria Jerry (shoulder), RB Jacquizz Rodgers (ankle), OT Jeremy Trueblood (knee, hip) and LB Paul Worrilow (shoulder) all fully practiced and are probable. DE Malliciah Goodman (calf) did not practice and has been ruled out.

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Falcons | Tuesday practice report for Week 12

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:14:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DE Malliciah Goodman (calf) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 19. DT Jonathan Babineaux (triceps), QB Dominique Davis (knee), DT Peria Jerry (shoulder), S Zeke Motta (hand), RB Jacquizz Rodgers (ankle), OT Jeremy Trueblood (knee, hip) and LB Paul Worrilow (shoulder) were limited.

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Falcons | Zeke Motta update

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:16:30 -0800

Atlanta Falcons SS Zeke Motta (finger) has a broken finger on his right hand and is likely to play with a cast next week.

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Falcons | Monday's practice report

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:30:04 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Jonathan Babineaux (triceps), QB Dominique Davis (knee), DT Peria Jerry (shoulder), S Zeke Motta (hand), RB Jacquizz Rodgers (ankle), OT Jeremy Trueblood (hip, knee) and LB Paul Worrilow (shoulder) were each listed as limited participants in practice Monday, Nov. 18. DE Malliciah Goodman (calf) also was listed as not having practiced.

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Falcons | Week 5 Inactives

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:11:42 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared LB Akeem Dent, TE Chase Coffman, OG Harland Gunn, FS Kemal Ishmael, OT Sam Baker, RB Steven Jackson, SS Zeke Motta inactive for Week 5.

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Falcons | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:47:49 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared OG Harland Gunn, LB Jamar Chaney, FS Kemal Ishmael, OT Sam Baker, RB Steven Jackson, DL Travian Robertson, SS Zeke Motta inactive for Week 3.

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Falcons | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:45:12 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have declared OG Harland Gunn, RB Josh Vaughan, FS Kemal Ishmael, OT Ryan Schraeder, DL Stansly Maponga, DL Travian Robertson, SS Zeke Motta inactive for Week 2.

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Falcons | Backup safeties need special teams prowess

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 20:36:35 -0700

Special teams is likely where the battle to back up FS Thomas DeCoud and SS William Moore will be decided. Safeties Charles Mitchell and Shann Schillinger were the backups last season, but they'll need to have a strong training camp and preseason to hold off the likes of Kelam Ishmael and Zeke Motta, two seventh-round picks in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Falcons | Sign Zeke Motta

Fri, 17 May 2013 11:11:45 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons signed S Zeke Motta to a four-year contract Friday, May 17. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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