The Atlanta Falcons announced that they are placing CB Kendall Sheffield on the injured reserve.
We have placed CB Kendall Sheffield on IR.
— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) September 8, 2021
Sheffield, 25, is a former fourth-round pick by the Falcons in the 2019 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. He’s entering the third year of his four-year, $3.3 million rookie contract and is set to earn a base salary of $850,000 this season and $965,000 in 2022.
In 2020, Sheffield appeared in 13 games and recorded 50 total tackles, no interceptions, one forced fumble, and three pass defenses.