Posted March 14, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Eric Weems
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
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Bears agree to 3-year deal with Weems

The Chicago Bears have agreed to a three-year contract with special teams star Eric Weems. Weems spent his first five seasons with Atlanta and was the NFC's special-teams selection for the Pro Bowl in 2010. Signing Weems could help ease the loss of Pro Bowl gunner Corey Graham if he does not re-sign and it adds depth to the return game, with Devin Hester hobbled at times by...

Falcons, Douglas agree to extension

Two offensive players are returning to the Atlanta Falcons. A source told that wide receiver Harry Douglas had agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension. Financial details weren't immediately available. Backup quarterback Chris Redman also signed a one-year deal, a source said. Financial details weren't immediately available. Paired with starters...

BREAKING: Former Falcons MLB Curtis Lofton Is Joining The Eagles per Bucs DT Gerald McCoy.

The most viable MLB in the 2012 free agency class is headed to Philadelphia. Players View does not have an official statement yet but Gerald McCoy of the Bucaneers who targeted Lofton just tweeted “Sorry #bucnation I tried but it looks like @CurtisLofton50 is an Eagle.Business is business he did what was best for him. Understandable.” Please click the link to read the rest of this story.

Falcons Re-Sign Harry Douglas

  Looks like I will be staying in Atlanta...Home sweet home... — Harry Douglas (@HDouglas83) March 14, 2012 It took a little longer than I thought, but Harry Douglas is back in the fold with the Atlanta Falcons. Douglas flirted with the St Louis Rams but ended up signing a four year contract worth $10.5 million. Douglas will continue to be the Falcons third receiver. Last...

Grimes has "no plans" to sign Falcons' tag

Either way, Falcons cornerback Brent Grimes is set to hit the jackpot. The former undrafted free agent, who was discovered by former Falcons coach Bruce Plummer out of tiny Shippensburg University, was slapped with the team's franchise tag. He could walk into the office at the start of free agency, sign the tender and be in line for 10.281 million big ones. However, because...

Falcons Watching Free Agency Pass Them By?

  Atlanta made a big splash with Turner in Free Agency in 2008 In the weeks leading up to free agency, Falcons fans (including us) worked ourselves into a bit of a frenzy full of expectations as we awaited March 13th like kids on Christmas Eve. What presents would we unwrap on our free agent holiday? Would Thomas Dimitroff and Arthur Blank give us the ultimate present of a fierce...

Falcons free agency preview

When NFL free agency begins on Tuesday, the Atlanta Falcons will be relatively long on players hitting the market and short on cap space to keep them. At the conclusion of the season, the Falcons had 18 players eligible for free agency and thus far they have maneuvered to keep four of them defensive end Kroy Biermann, safety Thomas DeCoud, running back Jason Snelling and cornerback...

Will Weems replace Hester?

Bears GM Phil Emery talked about recent free-agent acquisition Eric Weems and how he will impact the role of the team's current kick and punt returner, Devin Hester.

Bears add Pro Bowl return man

In a bit of a head scratching move the Bears signed Pro Bowl return man Eric Weems from the Atlanta Falcons.  The Bears already have Devin Hester in place, the best return man in the history of the NFL so the move is a bit surprising. Speculation has already gone in a number of different directions, are the Bears now putting Hester and his bigger salary cap number on the trade...
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