During practice last weekend, Falcons rookie defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman got into a physical altercation with center Joe Hawley, and the team's second-round pick left practice immediately afterward. Later, it was reported that Hageman had suffered a hairline fracture of his wrist, an injury that could keep him out as long as four weeks.

Good news for the Falcons, because it turns out that X-rays showed Hageman's wrist was not broken after all.

Hageman was cleared for practice Monday after he was diagnosed with a bone bruise.

"I think we're all talking about competing and fighting for jobs, but we're not talking about fighting each other," Falcons coach Mike Smith said Sunday. "We've got to understand that. It's not what we're about. We're about competing and going out and trying to win a job. But we're not about fighting one another. That's something that happens when it gets hot. Today, it was hot, or hotter than what we've been used to practicing. But we've got to definitely get that fixed."