2016 sack leader Vic Beasley Jr. returns to Falcons lineup

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Vic Beasley Jr. will be back on the field Sunday for the Atlanta Falcons after missing the last two games with a hamstring injury.

The NFL’s 2016 sack leader was injured in a Week 2 victory over Green Bay.

Beasley missed a victory at Detroit and a home loss to Buffalo. After a bye week, he returned to practice on a limited basis this week.

A first-round pick out of Clemson in 2015, Beasley led the NFL with 15.5 sacks in his second season. Before his injury, he had a pair of sacks and forced a fumble from Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers that was returned for a touchdown.

Right tackle Ryan Schraeder also will return to the Atlanta lineup after missing two games with a concussion.

The Falcons (3-1) host the Miami Dolphins (2-2).

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