Neal also had his 2018 season cut short by a torn ACL in Week 1, so this is unfortunate news for Neal and the Falcons.
Neal is expected to rehab and return for the 2020 season.
Neal, 24, is a former first-round pick of the Falcons back in 2016. He was entering the fourth year of his four-year, $10,737,644 contract when the Falcons picked up his fifth-year option this past April.
Neal stands to make a base salary of $1.914 million for the 2019 season. The fifth-year option will cost the Falcons around $6.7 million for the 2020 season.
Entering Sunday’s game, Neal had appeared in two games and recorded 10 tackles and no interceptions for the Falcons.