It would not be a surprise if Freeman's absence extended beyond this week and into multiple games, considering his history, according to sources.
Half of USA adults have high blood pressure under new guidelines
High blood pressure can stress vessels and cause them to be less elastic, which can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. The lower number is the diastolic reading, or the pressure level between the contractions when the heart is filling with blood.
Though noticeably woozy following the hit, Freeman walked to the locker room under his own power before he was ruled out when the concussion was diagnosed.
Sunday's concussion was his third with the Falcons.
Freeman made his second straight Pro Bowl last season, rushing for 1,079 yards and 11 touchdowns. Overall this season, Freeman has rushed for 515 yards and five touchdowns while also catching 19 passes for 137 yards.