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The Falcons and LB Lofa Tatupu Agreed to Terms on Sat. March 10
The Falcons have agreed to terms with 3-time Pro Bowl and 1-time All-Pro Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu. Tatupu, who did not play during 2011 due to injury, worked out for the Falcons on Friday, March.9 and was inked to a deal on the 10th.
The signing of Tatupu will likely spell an end for free agent linebacker Curtis Lofton, who has been starting at middle linebacker for Atlanta since he was drafted in the second round in 2008. Speculation was that Lofton was going to be too pricey for the Falcons to keep. This may have just sealed that fate.
The starting middle linebacker position will now probably be a contest between Tatupu and second year player Akeem Dent. The two could probably be used in tandem, with Tatupu being considered the stronger defender against the pass, having 10 career interceptions.
New Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan is no doubt familiar with Tatupu and his abilities, a...
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The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with former Pro Bowl linebacker Lofa Tatupu.
The team announced the deal Saturday. No terms were released.
Tatupu was a second-round pick by Seattle in 2005 and spent six seasons with the Seahawks. He was named to the NFC Pro Bowl team three straight years from 2005-07 and has started all 84 games he's played in his career.
ATLANTA, March 10—After an obviously impressive workout yesterday, the Atlanta Falcons have just added ex-Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu to its roster.
This move could spell the end of the Curtis Lofton era for the Falcons who have yet to come to an agreement with their stand-out MLB from Oklahoma. If Lofton does not return to the Falcons his imprint will be left on this defense...
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons have signed linebacker Lofa Tatupu.
After taking a year off from the NFL, Tatupu was able to catch on and try to revive a career that was momentarily derailed by injuries.
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