Falcons Lose Brent Grimes For The Year In Chiefs Game

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 09: Cornerback Brent Grimes #20 of the Atlanta Falcons taunts guard Ryan Lilja #65 of the Kansas City Chiefs after the Falcons intercepted the ball during the game at Arrowhead Stadium on September 9, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Atlanta Falcons' victory over the Kansas City Chiefs came at a price. Specifically, the price was cornerback Brent Grimes.

Multiple reports state Grimes suffered a season-ending Achilles' injury against the Chiefs on Sunday, which is an awful blow for the Falcons.

For a little perspective, Grimes was the Falcons franchise tag player. That would be similar to the Chiefs losing a starting cornerback, like Brandon Flowers or Stanford Routt, or even Dwayne Bowe.

Tough break for Atlanta.

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