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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...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Chicago Bears have signed Eric Weems.
The deal is for three years. Official terms of his contract were not disclosed.
He was a 2010 Pro Bowler, and has returned 113 kickoffs for 2,896 yards. He has one touchdown in 55 career games.
He has also returned 77 punts for 815 yards. He also has one punt...
Two offensive players are returning to the Atlanta Falcons.
A source told FOXSports.com 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...
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.”
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The Chicago Bears are signing Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl alternate free agent wide receiver and special-teams ace Eric Weems to a three-year contract, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. Weems, 26, caught 11 passes for 90 yards last season. The 5-foot-9, 195-pounder is a strong special-teams contributor in kick coverage and as a return specialist. Last season...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Josina Anderson of ESPN reports cornerback Kelvin Hayden has a scheduled visit with the Bears Wednesday according to his agent Fletcher Smith. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
The Bears added another special teams standout today. WR/KR Eric Weems signed a three-year deal to play in Chicago.
Weems has appeared in 54 games in four seasons in the NFL, all coming in Atlanta with the Falcons.
He hasn’t made a much of an impact on offense, reeling in only 24 catches for 205 yards and two touchdowns.
He has ran back over 100 kickoffs averaging 25.6 ypr, while...
Denver and Tennessee have interest in DE John Abraham, according to league sources. The timing of QB Peyton Mannings decision has led to a lag in the market for Abraham. The Broncos and Titans are awaiting word from Manning before they can determine how much cap-space theyll have and what their budgets will look like. Source: Jason, LaCanfora, NFL.com Attached Thumbnails
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.
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...
While the Tennessee Titans would still like to get into the Mario Williams sweepstakes, they are looking at other pass rush options as well. According to a league source, the Titans have inquired about John Abraham of the Atlanta Falcons, who turns 34 in May. Despite his age, Abraham was still extremely productive last season for the Falcons with 9.5 sacks. The Titans may still not...