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Falcons wide receiver Taylor Gabriel scores a 35-yard touchdown against the Cardinals for a 17-10 lead during the second quarter in an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

The Atlanta Falcons continue to protect their NFC South lead by finding productive replacements for injured starters. The latest evidence of the team’s depth came in Sunday’s 38-19 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Fill-in starters Matt Wile and Jalen Collins and backup receiver Taylor Gabriel were three players highlighted by coach Dan Quinn on Monday as playing crucial roles in the win.