Hesse will replace running back Jacob Saylors’ on the 16-man practice squad while Saylors is headed to the practice squad injured reserve list.
The Falcons activated tight end Parker Hesse to PS from PS-IR and moved running back Jacob Saylors to PS-IR.
— Terrin Waack (@TerrinWaack) November 20, 2023
Head coach Arthur Smith named Desmond Ridder the starting quarterback for the remainder of the season. Ridder was benched during Week 8 but now returns to the starting lineup for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.