Falcons QB Desmond Ridder replaces Taylor Heinicke after injury

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Taylor Heinicke has exited Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals due to a leg injury he sustained during a fourth-quarter scramble.

Second-year quarterback Desmond Ridder has replaced Heinicke with 12 minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Falcons trail the Cardinals, 22-17.

Story originally appeared on Falcons Wire