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Will Witherspoon on Kenny Britt: “I Expect Him to Blossom into a Star”

Kenny Britt has always been talented, but he’s rarely been on the NFL field to prove what he can do. The St. Louis Rams took a shot and signed Britt this offseason, and it hasn’t taken long for his teammates to recognize his immense talent. A former-Rams player in particular, linebacker Will Witherspoon, believes Britt is in for a breakout 2014 campaign. “I think the addition...
Via Standing O Sports
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Will Witherspoon has talked to Falcons, Rams

A free agent linebacker with more than 150 regular season starts has reportedly been in touch with a pair of NFC clubs. Will Witherspoon, who played 16 games for St. Louis a season ago, has had contact with the Rams and Falcons, according to NBC affiliate WJHG-TV in Panama City, Florida. According to a story posted on the station’s website Wednesday, Witherspoon has discussed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent LB Will Witherspoon Talking To Falcons & Rams Regarding A Contract

  Free agent LB Will Witherspoon tells WJHG.com that he is in talks with the Falcons and Rams regarding a contract. Up to this point, there has been no reported interest in the Witherspoon, but this is normally the time teams begin to approach veterans about possible camp invites. The Falcons unfortunately lost Sean Weatherspoon for the season after he suffered a ruptured Achilles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

At 33, Will Witherspoon is providing Rams with more than they bargained for

ST. LOUIS -- When veteran linebacker Will Witherspoon decided to sign with the Rams days before training camp, he says playing time wasn't a factor. The 12-year veteran was seeking a comfort zone and the Rams provided it. Not only had Witherspoon spent three-plus seasons in St. Louis, one of his ensuing seasons in Tennessee came when Jeff Fisher was head coach. "There...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran Witherspoon happy to be back with Rams

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Will Witherspoon's return gave the St. Louis Rams veteran insurance at linebacker and a mentor for first-round pick Alec Ogletree.It also put Witherspoon much closer to the farm where he's raising grass-fed beef.The 6-foot-1, 240-pound Witherspoon signed July 18 with St. Louis to begin a second stint with the Rams."It's good to be back. The history...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams' Witherspoon offers wealth of NFL knowledge to young teammates

ST. LOUIS -- Will Witherspoon remembers. He was 22, a Carolina Panthers third-round draft pick out of Georgia, a rookie linebacker still learning the ropes. Then, everything changed. "About midway through the season, Dan Morgan dislocated his shoulder," Witherspoon said Monday. "I remember Jack Del Rio in our Monday meeting saying, 'Hey Spoon, get ready to play...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran linebacker Witherspoon returns to Rams

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams' quest for added depth and experience at linebacker ended on a familiar name. Veteran Will Witherspoon signed a one-year contract with the team Monday, the Rams announced this morning. The team did not disclose financial terms. The season will be a homecoming of sorts. Witherspoon played 54 games for the Rams from 2006-09 before he was traded...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Witherspoon agrees to terms with Rams

The Rams’ linebacker corps has some new help from a familiar face. Will Witherspoon, who played weakside linebacker for parts of four seasons with the team from 2006-09, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal. He provides depth and experience for a young linebacker group that still figures to feature James Laurinaitis, Jo-Lonn Dunbar, and Alec Ogletree as it starters. Witherspoon...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams Expected To Sign LB Will Witherspoon

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rams are expected to sign veteran LB Will Witherspoon. Witherspoon, 32, actually played for the Rams a few years ago, but has been with the Titans for the last three years. Thomas also mentions that Takeo Spikes and Chris Gocong could also be options for the Rams, but Gocong has reportedly drawn interest from other NFL...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants turn page with first OTA; lose Witherspoon

Offseason workouts aren't vital only for teams with new coaches and high draft picks. For the Super Bowl champion Giants, they must work in new pieces after several key players were pilfered from their roster by other teams. Wide receiver Mario Manningham signed with the 49ers, running back Brandon Jacobs joined him after not being able to work out a restructured contract with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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