Coach Mike Smith initially thought Babineaux would be a full participant after being limited Monday, but there doesn't appear to be much concern about Babineaux's status for Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. Babineaux missed the Falcons' previous game against Detroit due to the injury.
"I would imagine he'll be a full participant tomorrow," Smith said Wednesday. "We just wanted to ease him back in. But he practiced limited on Monday. He didn't take his normal snaps today, but he looked good when he was out there."
Also limited on the injury report were wide receiver Harry Douglas (foot), running back Antone Smith (neck) and defensive end/outside linebacker Jonathan Massaquoi (foot). Veteran offensive tackle Jonathan Scott did not practice due to a hamstring injury.
Wednesday also marked the practice return of wide receiver Drew Davis, who underwent preseason foot surgery. Davis remains on the physically unable to perform list, and the Falcons now have 21 days to activate him.
Davis did not appear on the injury report because he's not currently on the 53-man roster.
"Thought he looked very good," Smith said of Davis. "He's been working with our (athletic performance) department in running and has been able to put consecutive days together. We gave him probably half his normal load today, see how he handles it, and make a decision as we get further in the week. We have 21 days, but I would not discount anything with Drew Davis."