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Falcons LB Overstreet has surgery, LB Newman set for return

Updated: October 3, 2003, 5:47 PM ET

ATLANTA - Just before the return of one linebacker, the Atlanta Falcons have lost another for the year.

Outside linebacker Will Overstreet underwent season-ending surgery to his left shoulder Thursday and is expected to be placed on injured reserve to make way for Keith Newman.

The Falcons must make a roster move by 4 p.m. EDT on Saturday to activate Newman, who was suspended four games by the NFL on August 30 after violating its policy on anabolic steroid and related substances, to ...

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