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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

Falcons Sign LBs Omar Gaither & Jamar Chaney

The Atlanta Falcons announced that they have signed veteran linebackers Omar Gaither and Jamar Chaney to contracts. This comes just after they placed LB Sean Weatherspoon on injured reserve with the designation to return. On Monday, the Falcons also lost DE Kroy Biermann for the season, so their defense is really hurting right now. Gaither is likely to outside linebacker for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign Omar Gaither

The Oakland Raiders have announced the signing of free agent linebacker Omar Gaither. The Oakland Raiders have signed LB Omar Gaither. — OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) July 29, 2013 Gaither played for the Raiders in 2012 and recorded 14 tackles. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Raiders sign Omar Gaither appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders sign Gaither, place Goethel on IR

The Oakland Raiders have signed linebacker Omar Gaither and placed linebacker Travis Goethel on season-ending injured reserve. The team announced the move Wednesday to add depth after Goethel tore the ACL in his left knee in last week's loss in Baltimore. Gaither has played in 77 games with 40 starts over six combined seasons with Philadelphia and Carolina. He spent training...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans Training Camp Injury Update

As the Houston Texans take Friday off to travel to Carolina for their first preseason contest with the Panthers, we’ll take a moment to update you on some of the happenings from training camp the past couple of days.  The biggest news was the signing of former Philadelphia Eagles ILB Omar Gaither to replace Keyaron Fox, who was placed on IR following a knee injury sustained...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans Acquire LB Omar Gaither After Keyaron Fox Goes Down For The Year

The Houston Texans have been dodging one bullet after another in regards to injuries this summer.  On Wednesday, another player bit the dust, as linebacker Keyaron Fox, who was acquired by the team on July 26, went down with a knee injury. It was announced on Thursday that the 6-3, 235-pound linebacker would be done for the year. Fox, a former third-round pick by the Kansas City...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Omar Gaither out vs. Colts.

INDIANAPOLIS Another Panthers linebacker is missing another game due to injury. Let's hope the team's linebackers didn't all eat the fish on the charter flight ("Airplane" reference, kids, Google it). Weakside linebacker Omar Gaither, who reinjured his knee last week at Detroit, did not make the trip to Indy today and will miss Sunday's game against the...
Via Inside The Panthers
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Gaither beats clock on healing process

(By Joseph Person, After he sprained his right knee against New Orleans in Week 5, Panthers linebacker Omar Gaither predicted he would be back on the early end of the two- to four-week recovery period he was given.Gaither was right - and the Panthers hope his return Sunday will help them contain Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson, the league's leading rusher.
Via Charlotte Observer
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Omar Gaither to start vs. Vikings

The Panthers' injury-depleted linebacker corps gets a boost this week with the return of Omar Gaither. Gaither, who missed two weeks with a sprained knee, will start at the weakside spot Sunday against Minnesota, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said today. Gaither brings a veteran presence to a group that lost starters and defensive captains Jon Beason and Thomas Davis to season-ending...
Via Inside The Panthers
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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