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Nolan Carroll leaves the game with a head injury

Carroll was hurt tackling Julio Jones late in the second quarter.

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[UPDATE: 2:44 PM ET] — Carroll’s out for the game.

[ORIGINAL] — Nolan Carroll left the game late in the second quarter with a head injury. After spending a few minutes on the ground surrounded by trainers, Carroll walked straight to the locker room with under a minute left in the first half.

The team confirmed that Carroll was being evaluated for a head injury just before the end of the first half.

On first look, the tackle seemed fairly innocuous. Carroll and another defensive back brought Julio Jones down after a short gain on the left side of the field.

The Eagles were starting Carroll and Jalen Mills at cornerback, instead of using Leodis McKelvin opposite Carroll, because of the hamstring injury that has nagged McKelvin all year long.

Additionally, they moved Aaron Grymes to the 53-man roster because cornerback Terrence Brooks couldn’t go this afternoon. And don’t forget, cornerback Ron Brooks is out for the year.

So, yeah. Against a pass-happy Falcons team, the Eagles are very, very short on cornerbacks. Certainly not ideal.

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