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LOFA TATUPU RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lofa Tatupu to miss entire season, will be cut by Falcons

Lofa Tatupu is a 3-time Pro Bowler (2005, 2006, 2007), but his career has been derailed by injuries. He was completely out of football last year, but he was still heading into his age 30 season so the Falcons, needing middle linebacker help after losing Curtis Lofton this offseason, signed him to a low risk contract. The idea was to play Tatupu as a two-down run stuffer and then...
Via The Football Fan Spot
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Lofa Tatupu injures self lifting weights

Lofa Tatupu is a 3-time Pro-Bowler, making it in 2005, 2006, and 2007. However, his career was derailed by injuries to the point where he was completely out of football last year. Still only heading into his age 30 season, the Falcons took a chance on him this offseason as a two down run stuffer, to compliment 2011 3rd round pick Akeem Dent. However, it appears those plans have been...
Via The Football Fan Spot
July 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Lofa Tatupu suffered a serious pectoral injury

Getty Images According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,  Falcons linebacker Lofa Tatupu will like miss the start of training camp after suffering a serious pectoral injury this past Thursday while working out. “Falcons linebacker Lofa Tatupu, who’s trying to make a comeback after sitting out last season, suffered a serious pectoral injury in the weight...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Tatupu relishing his career revival with Falcons

Lofa Tatupu says he started to believe his career was over as he spent the 2011 season away football. Following his release from the Seattle Seahawks, Tatupu says his only chances with other teams were as an outside linebacker. He was a three-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker with Seattle. When he realized he wasn't going to play last season he finally stopped working out. He...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons agree to deal with LB Tatupu

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 29-year...
Via Fox Sports
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Falcons sign former Pro Bowl LB Tatupu

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 29-year...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Falcons Agree to Terms With LB Lofa Tatupu

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...
Via Grits Blitz
March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

LB Lofa Tatupu visits with the New Orleans Saints, is a Vilma release pending?

First reported by the NFL Network and then later confirmed by several league sources, the New Orleans Saints brought in free agent LB Lofa Tatupu for a visit on Tuesday. This is somewhat of a curious move by the club and could it signal that the New Orleans Saints are trying to move some players in order to increase the amount of salary cap space the club has. The Saints...
Via thepigskinreport.com
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

LB Tatupu planning comeback after sitting out season

Pro Bowl linebacker Lofa Tatupu is planning to make a comeback next season. Tatupu was released by the Seattle Seahawks prior to last season when he refused to take a pay cut, but a source close to the player told the National Football Post that a knee injury forced him to sit out the season. Tatupu underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees in January 2011 after collecting 88...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Lofa Tatupu Attempting a Comeback in 2012

Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu sat out the entire season due to a knee injury, according to Jeff Fendotin of the National Football Post. “It was just injury-related,” said Fendotin’s source. “He wasn’t 100 percent and didn’t feel he was ready to go.” Tatupu plans on making a comeback in 2012 after rehabbing his knee and spending some quality time with...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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