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Eric "Special" Weems is taking his talents to Soldier Field With the departure of Eric Weems via free agency the Falcons lost a very good playmaker. No matter the NFL’s kickoff rules it is vital to have a big-time playmaking threat returning kicks and Weems provided that. That said, the Falcons, as you more than likely know, are right up against the NFL salary cap and don’t have much room to do anything big. Weems replacement won’t come from far or wide, or from a big name not currently on the roster. The Falcons’ best option is to replace Weems with a player currently under contract and use Weems’ roster spot to try and fill depth at another position, which will be difficult in reference to quality depth without a series of roster moves cutting salary (editor note: Sam Baker says hello). Nonetheless, options are limited to some degree but certainly not bleak. Following is a list of potential replacements for Weems. Three are currently under contract with Atlanta and the...
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