Top 10 prospects: Inside Linebacker

Atlanta is in dire need of depth at the linebacker position, especially since switching to a 3-4 base defense. In my opinion, Sean Weatherspoon will be most suited for moving inside next to Akeem Dent or emerging second year talent Paul Worrilow, freeing up the LOLB position for an incoming rookie. As of today, it would appear Kroy Biermann is in line to be starting ROLB. Here is...
Via cover32 - Falcons
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the top Free Agent Linebackers?

There is a lot of attention around Atlanta’s questionable Linebacker core. Outside of Sean Weatherspoon, there is nobody that screams “superstar”. Atlanta survived the season with two un-drafted rookies in the starting rotation. As surprising as Worrilow and Bartu’s play on the field was, the reality is that they did not help Atlanta win. They both can build on their rookie...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Sean Weatherspoon’s impact on Bills run game

Sean Weatherspoon is no doubt the Atlanta Falcons’ defensive leader. His three sacks, interception, and 70 tackles definitely make him a prolific linebacker in the NFL and definitely on his team, which explains why his long departure due to an injury cost the Falcons’ defense so much.  Akeem Dent was supposed to fill in for Weatherspoon, but also got hurt and left the coaches...
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Freddie Falcon’s Faux Pas

ATLANTA, GA- On Sunday after representing the Atlanta Falcons at the AFSP Suicide Prevention Walk, Freddie Falcon, the mascot, tweeted, “Had a good time at the #ood suicide prevention walk today. I may need to go back if our season continues the way it is.” The tweet was posted after the loss to the Panthers. This could’ve been a public relations nightmare, but during the same...
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons place Sean Weatherspoon on IR with a designation to return

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that they’ve placed linebacker Sean Weatherspoon on injured reserve with a designation to return. This means Weatherspoon will have to miss the next eight weeks and won’t be eligible to return until week 11.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Falcons place Sean Weatherspoon on IR with a designation to return appeared...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons' Sean Weatherspoon out indefinitely with open dislocated finger

The Atlanta Falcons defensive signal-caller Sean Weatherspoon is out for an indefinite amount of time with an open dislocation to his left finger, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Weatherspoon was reportedly injured during practice Monday. Falcons’ head coach Mike Smith later told reporters that the timeline for the injury will be based on...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons' Weatherspoon practices, could play

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who led the Falcons in tackles prior to getting injured, said that he would practice on Wednesday, the first time he has done so since injuring his ankle on Oct. 28 a good indication that Weatherspoon will play for the first time in four weeks on Sunday. Falcons head coach Mike Smith said on Monday that he was optimistic about...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Was It A Sean Weatherspoon Cheap Shot That Helped The Falcons Remain Undefeated?

Sean Weatherspoon put a hit on the Redskins quarterback that would lay him out on the field and require RGIII to get stitches in his face while sitting on the side-lines before retreating to the Washington locker room. The Atlanta Falcons would go on to get their 5th win on the season to remain the only undefeated team in the NFL at 5-0. It was a big hit and many thought it was a...
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon showing off in second season

In his second season in the NFL, Sean Weatherspoon is having a strong campaign. After going through an injury-marred rookie season, Weatherspoon is fulfilling the promise that led to the Falcons selecting him with the 19th pick of the 2010 draft. He's second on the team with 109 tackles and passes defensed with seven. He also has three sacks. His numbers indicate that he'...
Via Fox Sports South
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon is making up for lost time for the Atlanta Falcons

23-year old LB Sean Weatherspoon only made it through 11 games as a rookie last year before his season was cut short to injury.  He is making up for lost time this year for the Falcons.  Weatherspoon has played in 9 games for the Falcons so far this year and he has 76 tackles, 2 sacks, 6 passes defensed and 6 tackles for a loss.  He has now played in 20 games in his first two...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

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