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Backup receivers filling big shoes in Atlanta

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With Julio Jones and Roddy White both sidelined by injuries, other receivers need to step up for the Atlanta Falcons.  So far, so good.

Harry Douglas had seven catches for a career-best 149 yards in last week's much-needed victory over Tampa Bay. But he wasn't the only one to contribute to the cause.

Perennial backup Drew Davis made a brilliant one-handed catch. Darius Johnson immediately contributed after being promoted from the practice squad, hauling in two passes for 24 yards.

The Falcons need all the help they can get with Jones out of for the season with a foot injury, while White missed the first game of his career against the Buccaneers and hasn't practice at all this week.

Atlanta (2-4) travels to face the Arizona Cardinals (3-4) on Sunday.

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