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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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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.
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...
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...
The NFL threw the Washington Redskins for a loss by removing $36 million in salary cap for the way the team front-loaded players' contracts during the 2010 uncapped year.
This bombshell comes on the eve of the NFL 2012 League Year when teams open negotiations for free agent players. Washington was thought to be a big mover in this market. In fact, fans counted on that.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL is set to penalize the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins millions of dollars for front-loading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season. League sources currently set the penalties at approximately $10 million from the Cowboys and $36 million from the Redskins. The teams will have the option to split the penalties over the 2012 and 2013...
Maybe next year? ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Browns offered at least three first round picks to the Rams to move up two slots in April’s draft for the chance to draft Robert Griffin III, “and possibly even the second-round pick.” SI’s Peter King tweeted that “Cleveland was in it, but didn’t want to give three ones and a 2.” Schefter added that, “Cleveland...
Some good news to pass along on the eve of the 2012 free agency period as Adam Schefter is reporting on ESPN that the Pittsburgh Steelers, along with 27 other NFL teams, should receive an extra $1.6 million in 2012 salary cap space thanks to the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins being docked $10 million and $36 million respectively in 2012 cap space because they front-loaded...
The Washington Redskins just surrendered four very high draft picks to the St. Louis Rams in order to, in everyone’s estimation, Baylor’s QB Robert Griffin III. Touted as having tens of millions of dollars in salary cap space heading into free agency which begins in less than 24 hours, the NFL just smacked the Washington Redskins, and smacked them hard.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter per Evan Silva, Peyton Manning doesn’t plan on visiting anymore teams after meeting with both the Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals over the weekend.
“It doesn’t sound like he’s gonna take any more visits. That’s for sure at this point in time,” said Schefter.
Schefter also stated that the Broncos seem to be the leading team to...
The Albert Haynesworth and DeAngelo Hall deals just keep coming back to bite the Redskins. Adam Schefter reports:
The NFL is taking away millions of dollars of salary-cap space belonging to the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins for front-loading contracts during the uncapped 2010 season, according to league sources.
The salary cap is projected to be $120.6 million in 2012, but...
Adam Schefter reported on Twitter less than an hour ago that the Colts were taking calls for All Pro Defensive End Dwight Freeney. Freeney has 102.5 career sacks at this point, but still has a lot in his tank. The way Freeney plays, I would guess you could pencil him in for 30 sacks [...]
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Indianapolis Colts are listening to trade offers for Pro Bowl defensive end Dwight Freeney.
Freeney is scheduled to make roughly $14 million in 2012, which is a lot of money for the Colts to pay him, since they’re already having salary cap problems as it is.
Freeney just turned 32 years-old last month and should have at least a few good years left in him.