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Filling the Roster Spots: Falcons Sign LBs Chaney and Gaither, FB DiMarco

He has experience at all three linebacker spots, but Chaney will likely play on the outside with the Falcons. (Elizabeth Robertson) The Atlanta Falcons were forced to fill three roster spots after injuries ended the seasons of two players (Kroy Biermann and Bradie Ewing) and forced Sean Weatherspoon to be placed on injured reserve-designated to return. To offset the blows to the...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New Falcons Chaney, Gaither adjusting to new setting

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- During his three-plus seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, linebacker Jamar Chaney, signed by the Falcons on Tuesday, passed through a dizzying number of defensive coordinators and positional coaches -- so much so that he had trouble remembering all of their names.Along with eight-year veteran Omar Gaither, Chaney was signed to provide linebacker depth at...
Via Fox Sports South
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons sign replacement LBs Chaney and Gaither

The Falcons have begun the process of back-filling the holes left in their defense by signing a pair of experienced linebackers. The team announced they signed former Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney and journeyman Omar Gaither filling the roster spots created when linebacker Sean Weatherspoon was placed on short-term IR and defensive end Kroy Biermann the season-long version. Chaney...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Make First Cuts; Phillips, Chaney Released

The Philadelphia Eagles have begun the process of releasing players to reach the NFL mandatory 75-player limit by 4 pm on Tuesday. Among the surprise cuts were linebacker Jamar Chaney and cornerback Eddie Whitley. Free agent safety Kenny Phillips was also released. Phillips, signed from the New York Giants on a one-year deal, was expected to compete for a starting safety spot. The...
Via Eagles Faithful
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

No love lost between the Philadelphia Eagles linebackers and the departure of the Wide-9

It was no illusion. The Philadelphia Eagles defense played better than they had in weeks in Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It couldn’t have all been because the death knell had been blown to the Wide 9 with the firing of Jim Washburn, could it? Not all, but it certainly didn’t hurt. The linebackers  felt that new d-line coach Tommy Brasher’s more traditional...
Via Philly Sports Muse
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Heartbreak…In Their Own Words

I don’t have much to say about what happened in Super Bowl 46 at the moment. Nor do many members of the Philadelphia Eagles. In the last moments of hope and desperation, a bit of humor from Jamar Chaney: And then…well, I don’t have to tell you what came next. I mean honestly. I thought the Patriots were supposed to be good? Want more Philly Sports Muse? You can find me...
Via Philly Sports Muse
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamar Chaney Undergoes Surgery, Eagles Work Out Trent Edwards

According to Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck. In addition, the Eagles worked out former Bills quarterback Trent Edwards. Possible Vince Young replacement?
Via Buzz On Broad
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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