Found July 24, 2012 on Grits Blitz:
A couple of days ago we learned that Lofa Tatupu had suffered a pectoral injury. Now we find out that he will be out for the season. Obviously, this is bad news as fans were looking forward to seeing what Tatupu had left in the tank and if he could seize the middle linebacker job that was left vacant when Curtis Lofton decided to study witchcraft and bounty hunting instead of playing football. Time for Dent to step forward   With Tatupu out that paves the way for former Georgia Bulldog Akeem Dent to grab the middle linebacker position. As a rookie, Dent played in 17 games and made 21 tackles. Most of his opportunity came on special teams as he was one of the better special teams players that the Falcons had last year and improved as the season progressed. Dent is very strong against the run. Here are some snippets from Tom Melton's scouting report from when he was coming out of college: Positives: Good size, strength and closing speed for his size. Reads run very...
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