Free agent DE Lawrence Sidbury said re-signing with the Falcons is not an option.
Falcons declared DE Lawrence Sidbury, DT Trey Lewis, TE Michael Palmer, OT Garrett Reynolds, OG Mike Johnson, RB Antone Simth, CB Dominique Franks, and QB John Parker Wilson inactive for Week 12 against the Packers.
Falcons coach Mike Smith said he anticipates second-year DE Lawrence Sidbury making a big step forward this season.
Falcons rookie defensive end Lawrence Sidbury had two sacks in the team's second exhibition game.
Falcons signed fourth-round DE Lawrence Sidbury to a four-year contract, including a $441,000 signing bonus.