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Falcons RB Jason Snelling is retiring from football.

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Jason Snelling rushed five times for 36 yards and caught two passes for 15 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's Week 17 loss to the Panthers.

With Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) inactive, Snelling got a little more work than usual. His seventh season in Atlanta ends with 44 carries for 164 yards and one touchdown, as well as 29 catches for 216 yards and three more scores. Snelling is under contract for 2014, but he was outplayed by Rodgers this year and Jackson figures to be back as well.

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Jason Snelling was held without a carry in Atlanta's Week 12 loss to the Saints, but caught two passes for 19 yards.

Jason Snelling RB ATL 10 Months

Jason Snelling has returned to the Falcons after missing Week 11 for personal reasons.

Snelling was recently arrested for marijuana possession, and before had been battling a knee injury. He is No. 3 on the Falcons' running back depth chart.

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Falcons declared RB Jason Snelling, LB Omar Gaither, DE Malliciah Goodman, G Harland Gunn, S Kemal Ishmael, T Sean Locklear, and WR Brian Robiskie inactive for Week 11 against the Bucs.

As passed along previously, Tony Gonzalez and Harry Douglas are active.

Jason Snelling RB ATL 10 Months

Jason Snelling will not play in Sunday's Week 11 game against the Bucs.

Snelling is taking some personal time away from the team after his marijuana possession arrest on Friday. He's expected to rejoin the team next week.

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The Barrow County News reports Jason Snelling was arrested by the Winder Police Department early Friday morning and charged with possession of marijuana and various traffic charges.

It explains why Snelling was absent from practice on Friday. It's not clear whether any disciplinary action will be imposed. Snelling is officially listed as questionable for Week 11 against the Bucs.

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Jason Snelling (knee) did not practice Friday.

Snelling missed practice Wednesday due to a knee issue, but his absence on Friday is being called a non-injury related matter. He's listed as questionable for Week 11 and will see limited playing time behind Steven Jackson and Jacquizz Rodgers if active against the Bucs.

Jason Snelling RB ATL 10 Months

Jason Snelling (knee) returned to practice Thursday.

Snelling is on track to play a bit role behind Steven Jackson and Jacquizz Rodgers against the Bucs Sunday.

Jason Snelling RB ATL 10 Months

Jason Snelling (ankle) is not practicing Wednesday.

Snelling has been dealing with an ankle injury the last three weeks and played just 12 snaps in Sunday's loss. He won't be more than the No. 3 option in the running game if active for Week 11 against the Bucs.