There were reports yesterday that White’s undisclosed injury was a high ankle sprain. He was considered doubtful for Sunday’s season opener against the New Orleans Saints.
Will be challenging for WR Roddy White to play vs. Saints with his high ankle sprain, but Falcons convinced he’s playing today.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 8, 2013
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White admitted he had a high ankle sprain, finally.
“Roddy White said he has an high ankle sprain. He told the Jeff Schultz twice that he had an high ankle sprain. The Falcons had repeatedly denied that he suffered a high ankle sprain since he was injured on Aug. 15 against Baltimore.”
The Falcons had been maintaining that White’s injury wasn’t severe, a high-ankle sprain is. White played Sunday but only on 37 snaps and mainly as a decoy. He caught only 2 passes for 19 yards and probably will play the same role next weekend. You can expect him to be limited in practice this week as well.