Originally posted on Grits Blitz  |  Last updated 3/13/13
Jason La Canfora reported Tuesday evening that the Atlanta Falcons could be a potential suitor for defensive tackle Richard Seymour. The Falcons and Broncos are among the teams putting out feelers to Richard Seymour. I expect more suitors to develop — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 12, 2013 Photo credit: Keith Allison / Foter.com / CC BY-SA Pat Yasinskas elaborated on the possibility shortly after, reminding us that Thomas Dimitroff started his tenure as a personnel during the same period the team drafted Semour in the first round in 2001. And as we all know, Dimitroff would go on to become Atlanta's general manager seven years later. Seymour is currently coming off a pedestrian year in 2012, in which the 33-year-old only participated in eight games due to injury. He posted 15 tackles and three sacks ffor the season.  The 12-year veteran has registered 496 tackles, 57.5 sacks, 40 stuffs and 35 defended passes in his career. Should the Falcons sign Seymour he would more than likely be a situational player that would shore up the teams defensive line. He could also prove to be a far more cap-friendly option than free agent Vance Walker, as his recent decline in production and injury history should place his current market value around the veteran minimum. With that, do you think a veteran like Seymour is worth taking a gamble on? Do you think signing a defensive end - although Seymour is capable of playing on the outside in limited snaps -  should remain the Falcons priority? Who is on your defensive wish list moving forward, why?
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Gordon Hayward suffers gruesome injury in Celtics debut

Todd Frazier: Pressure is back on the Astros

Report: Court sides with Ezekiel Elliott, suspension lifted

Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic in hospital after practice fight with teammate

Ranking the 12 teams most likely to make the College Football Playoff

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Joel Embiid calls minutes restriction ‘f—ing bulls—‘

Report: Meeting between NFL owners, players on anthem was very positive

Alex Smith calls Mike Mitchell hit ‘about as flagrant as it gets’

Chris Paul criticizes Clippers' culture, says he had ball too much

Ben Roethlisberger takes shot at reporter over Martavis Bryant rumor

Kyrie Irving will never divulge why he left Cavs: ‘That’s not what grown-ups do’

The 'Old faces in new places' quiz

Nikola Jokic: A throwback superstar for the modern era

25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

The 'Sure do hope you have a backup plan in place' quiz

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House looms large over sports world for another week

The 'A butcher, a Baker, a touchdown maker' quiz

Tale of the tape: American League Championship Series

What's trending up, down so far in the NFL

Three Up, Three Down: Divisional Series brings both luck and heartbreak

The 'Adrian Peterson hopes to rise from the ashes in Phoenix' quiz

College football 2017 Week 7 predictions

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

The 'Old faces in new places' quiz

25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

The 'Sure do hope you have a backup plan in place' quiz

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House looms large over sports world for another week

The 'A butcher, a Baker, a touchdown maker' quiz

Tale of the tape: American League Championship Series

Three Up, Three Down: Divisional Series brings both luck and heartbreak

The 'Adrian Peterson hopes to rise from the ashes in Phoenix' quiz

What's trending up, down so far in the NFL

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker