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Signing Veteran LB Nick Barnett Still An Option For Falcons

Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports that free agent LB Nick Barnett is still on the Falcons’ radar and could be signed to a contract depending on how their linebackers play in training camp. The Falcons actually brought in Barnett for a workout back in June after they unfortunately lost LB Sean Weatherspoon for the season due to a ruptured Achilles’ tendon. Atlanta recently...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

What the signing of Pat Angerer possibly means for the Falcons

After the season-ending injury to Sean Weatherspoon, the Atlanta Falcons have been looking around for options as a potential replacement. Weatherspoon was supposed to be the anchor for their revamped 3-4 defense, alongside Paul Worrilow. Unfortunately the injuries continue to hinder his career, as he’s already missed 28 out of his last 48 games.Now the Falcons are scrambling to...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Indianapolis Colts linebacker signs one-year deal with Atlanta Falcons

Pat Angerer spent his first four seasons in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts before becoming a free agent this past March. He finished the 2013 season on IR, and has had a history of injuries, forcing the Colts to not bring him back. The Atlanta Falcons are in need of depth at linebacker after losing Sean Weatherspoon for the year with an Achilles injury. Today, the Falcons singed...
Via cover32 - Colts
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons sign free agent linebacker Pat Angerer

The Atlanta Falcons have signed former Colts linebacker Pat Angerer,  according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. falcons signing linebacker pat angerer today according to a source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) July 22, 2014 Angerer will likely work in Sean Weatherspoon’s spot. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank ranked top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Falcons
17 days ago  |  Discuss

How Sean Weatherspoon can still help the Atlanta Falcons

By now, everyone in the world of sports knows that Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered an injury to his Achilles heel and will be out for all of the 2014 season. The biggest concern most have mentioned, is that the Falcons have lost a key leader on defense. This leaves fellow linebackers Paul Worrilow and Joplo Bartu suddenly grabbing hold of the leadership reigns...
Via cover32 - Falcons
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Two position battles not to miss at training camp

ATLANTA, GA- With Falcon’s training camp less than two weeks away; the Flowery Branch training facility is poised to become a battlefield to all the newcomers that wish to continue to wear the Atlanta colors at the beginning of September. The Falcons selected nine payers during this year’s draft but the Falcons also signed a whopping 20 undrafted free agents on May 12, 2014....
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Falcons that you would want to be friends with

This offseason, a lot of time has been spent analyzing, reporting, and speculating everything that’s been going on with the Atlanta Falcons. We spend so much time thinking about and discussing what the Dirty Birds can do on the field that we almost forget that they are normal people, just like us. The Falcons have a lot of guys on the roster with great personalities. With that...
Via cover32 - Falcons
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the 2014 All NFC-South team, Atlanta Falcons have four guys

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
Via cover32 - Falcons
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five ways to spend the 4th of July

It is America’s birthday today, and we at cover32 would love to know how you are spending the day: View poll on FanMob Whether or not you are hitting the lake or cooking out, have a safe weekend, and RISE UP! You may also be interested in:Top five ways to spend the 4th of JulyI hate that Sean Weatherspoon will be lost for the seasonAre the Atlanta Falcons a “contender” in danger...
Via cover32 - Falcons
28 days ago  |  Discuss

I hate that Sean Weatherspoon will be lost for the season

Coming in to his contract year, Falcons fans were expecting Sean Weatherspoon to have a standout season. However, his torn Achilles came as a devastating blow to the Falcons’ defense. Many are skeptical at the Falcons’ ability to replace such a vocal player on this defense, and rightfully so. Sure, Spoon never really lived up to his potential, but it is hard to do that when you...
Via cover32 - Falcons
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Training Camp Battles: Who Starts at Inside Linebacker?

With the Atlanta Falcons’ training camp set to get underway in just less than a month, it’s time to start looking at some of the more competitive position battles that will take place leading up to the season opener against the hated rival New Orleans Saints. View poll on FanMob Inside linebacker was a position with little doubt as to whom the opening day starters would be, but...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Joplo Bartu is ready to take on a more prominent role on defense

While the Falcons are still searching to find a solid replacement for Sean Weatherspoon at the linebacker position there is a sense of urgency in terms of other linebackers stepping up and having a strong performance during the offseason camps. One of those linebackers is Joplo Bartu, who in his second year, is getting comfortably adjusted to the Falcons’ new 3-4 defense. Bartu...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Vilma be the anwser at Linebacker?

Sean Weatherspoon tore his Achilles tendon in practice last week and will be out the for the 2014 season, which brings the question who will be his replacement? It’s reported that ex-Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has worked out with the Falcons, but they have not signed him… yet. The bigger question that comes to mind, is should they sign him? The Falcons are said to looking...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jonathan Vilma visiting the Falcons

Former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma will visit the Falcons as they continue to search for Sean Weatherspoon’s replacement,  according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Networ. #Falcons are working out former #Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma today, I’m told. If deemed healthy, could fill Weatherspoon’s void — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons considering veteran LB Jonathan Vilma

The Atlanta Falcons find themselves scrambling to find replacements for linebacker Sean Weatherspoon who ruptured his Achillies’ tendon on Tuesday. Jonathan Vilma is one player that the Falcons reportedly are taking a look at as a replacement. The 32-year-old Vilma has been plagued by knee issues for years and has been a liability when on the field. Falcons are looking hard at...
Via Tireball.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons looking at Jonathan Vilma, Pat Angerer?

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Falcons are taking a “hard look” at free agent ILB Jonathan Vilma to replace Sean Weatherspoon, who suffered a season-ending knee injury this week. According to Rapoport, the Falcons are also considering linebackers Pat Angerer and Tim Dobbins. Rapoport adds that the Falcons could bring Vilma in for a visit if everything checks...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

IDP Woes: Atlanta LB Sean Weatherspoon out for 2014 season

More bad news on the IDP front. Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured achilles tendon during offseason team activities. The team’s Twitter account confirmed the news on Tuesday.   Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles today and will miss the 2014 season. The post IDP Woes: Atlanta LB Sean Weatherspoon out for 2014 season appeared first on...
Via Punch Drunk Fantasy Sports
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

IDP Woes: Atlanta LB Sean Weatherspoon out for 2014 season

More bad news on the IDP front. Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured achilles tendon during offseason team activities. The team’s Twitter account confirmed the news on Tuesday.   Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles today and will miss the 2014 season. — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) June 11, 2014   This is rough […] The post...
Via Punch Drunk Wonderland
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon Will Miss Entire 2014 Season

Sean Weatherspoon will miss the entire 2014 season with a ruptured Achilles (AP Photo/Michael Perez) According to Jay Adams, from atlantafalcons.com, Sean Weatherspoon suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon during Tuesday’s OTA.  He will miss the entire 2014 season and this happened while running with the medical staff.  Weatherspoon racked up a total of 38 combined tackles while...
Via Down and Distance
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

How do the Atlanta Falcons replace Sean Weatherspoon?

As much as it was a emotional blow for me, I can’t imagine the toll the news of Sean Weatherspoon’s season season ending injury took on his teammates. Spoon has been one of my favorite Falcons since he was drafted, but he has been the the vocal and emotional leader of the defense for the last few years. Losing his presence on the field and in the locker room is a massive blow...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons notebook: Who will replace Sean Weatherspoon?

There is no way to sugarcoat the loss for the season of Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who finished second on the team in tackles in 2012 with 114 in 13 games while only playing seven games last season because of various injuries. However, if the Falcons are fortunate in any aspect, it is in the timing. Last season, they lost defensive end/outside linebacker Kroy Biermann...
Via Fox Sports South
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons news: Falcons lose LB Sean Weatherspoon

It seems that no good news ever comes out of offseason practices for NFL squads, and this sentiment rang true on Tuesday for the Atlanta Falcons. The team announced on Tuesday that starting linebacker Sean Weatherspoon had ruptured his Achilles tendon earlier that day, an injury that will cost the former first round pick the entire 2014 campaign. The team’s high hopes for Weatherspoon...
Via isportsweb.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon Out For Season With Torn Achilles

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles tendon on Tuesday and will miss the 2014 season. Weatherspoon suffered the injury while running under the supervision of the team’s medical staff. Weatherspoon had been held out of organized team activities as he was continuing his recovery from a foot injury that limited him to only seven...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon out for 2014 Season

Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered an Achilles injury during a workout at team headquarters in Flowery Branch on Tuesday and will Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles tendon and will miss the 2014 season, the team announced today. Weatherspoon was working with the Falcons medical staff when the injury occurred. “During Sean’s run today...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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