Examining Cardinals LB's in April

Of all the positions on defense for the Arizona Cardinals, the linebacker position has seen some additions in free agency and could see a continued overhaul as the NFL draft draws near this week.The team added Sean Weatherspoon and LaMarr Woodley in free agency. Weatherspoon if healthy can be a dynamic addition to the inside linebacker position and could provide great insurance depending...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is the Cardinals free agent acquisition?

After a successful 11-5 campaign that ended prematurely because of injuries, the Arizona Cardinals had a successful beginning to free agency.Looking to improve the roster as the team makes another Super Bowl run, the Cardinals made some impressive signings as the continue to build a deep roster worthy of competing in the NFC.Perhaps the biggest signing the Cardinals made was the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Who was the Cardinals best free agent acquisition?

After a successful 11-5 campaign that ended prematurely because of injuries, the Arizona Cardinals had a successful beginning to free agency.Looking to improve the roster as the team makes another Super Bowl run, the Cardinals made some impressive signings as the continue to build a deep roster worthy of competing in the NFC.Perhaps the biggest signing the Cardinals made was the...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining Cardinals LB's in March

When it comes to the Arizona Cardinals defense, the linebacker position is the spot that needs the most work.The team is in need of a consistent pass rusher and someone with speed to cover tight ends.The Cardinals have the speed in Daryl Washington but it’s unclear when he will be reinstated and how many more games he could be suspended for after his domestic violence case.The...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals sign MLB Sean Weatherspoon

The Cardinals will be hoping that Weatherspoon can provide insurance inside for Daryl Washington, who is still suspended by the NFL for drug use and domestic abuse. It’s been a steep drop off for Weatherspoon since he was Pro Football Focus’ 5th ranked 4-3 outside linebacker in his 2nd year in the league in 2011 after being drafted in the 1st round in 2010. He’s played in...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons' Defense Improves After First Week of Free Agency

The Atlanta Falcons ramped up their efforts this week to improve a roster that managed just six wins last season. They will need to continue to improve a defensive unit that ranked near the bottom of the league last season in every major defensive category if they hope to return to the postseason for the first time since 2012. On Tuesday, Atlanta made two under-the-radar acquisitions...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals agree to terms with Iupati, Weatherspoon, Peters

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have agreed to terms on contracts with three free agents - guard Mike Iupati, inside linebacker Sean Weatherspoon and defensive tackle Corey Peters. Iupati spent all five of his NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. Weatherspoon and Peters spent all five of their seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. Iupati agreed to a five...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Expected To Host LB Nate Irving For A Visit This Week

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Broncos free agent LB Nate Irving is likely to visit with the Cardinals this week. This comes just a day after reports said that the Cardinals are signing LB Sean Weatherspoon to a contract, so it appears as though Arizona is looking to come away with two linebackers in free ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals to sign Sean Weatherspoon

Yahoo Sports writer Rand Getlin and multiple sources have confirmed that the Arizona Cardinals will sign free agent linebacker Sean Weatherspoon to a one-year deal worth around four million dollars.Cardinals general manager Steve Keim again pulled off a move that no one saw coming, but boads extremely well for his team.It was generally thought throughout the national media that Weatherspoon...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Bid Farewell to Sean Weatherspoon

When Dan Quinn was first hired as the Atlanta Falcons head coach in early February, he said that re-signing the oft-injured Sean Weatherspoon was a priority. But that was over a month ago.Now we sit on the eve of the official opening of NFL free agency and, according to a number of sources, the former first round pick will be leaving the linebacker-needy Falcons. Weatherspoon has...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Atlanta Falcons Early Moves in Free Agency

Letting Sean Weatherspoon Walk View image | It appears Sean Weatherspoon is headed to Arizona on a 2 year/4 million dollar deal.  While it’s not exactly the greatest news that the Falcons lost a veteran at a position of news, it really isn’t that huge of a loss, as the Falcons have grown accustomed to playing without him.  Weatherspoon has suffered...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Linebacker is Rumored To Sign With Arizona?

Today it’s all rumors and happenstance but tomorrow it could be real after 1 pm when the new league year opens. The first real solid rumor for the Cardinals is this one coming from the NFC South. According to @vxmcclure23, #AZCardinals prepared to offer LB Sean Weatherspoon 2-year contract worth $3m-$4m/year: — Josh Weinfuss (@joshweinfuss) March 9, 2015...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign LB Sean Weatherspoon To A One-Year Deal Worth Close To $4M

Rand Getlin reports that the Cardinals are signing former Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon to a one-year deal worth just south of $4 million. The Cardinals have a clear need to address at inside linebacker and Weatherspoon could prove to be a good value signing given that he’s coming off of a season-ending injury. Weatherspoon unfortunately went down ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sean Weatherspoon "leaning" toward Arizona

The Cardinals need to upgrade their pass rush. They also need to add speed to the linebacker position.It appears that Sean Weatherspoon could be an addition to the linebacker corps.According to Rand Getlin, Sean Weatherspoon is “leaning” toward joining the Arizona Cardinals.Weatherspoon missed the 2014 season for the Atlanta Falcons with a torn Achilles. Still, the upside of...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon Unlikely To Be Back With Falcons

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that LB Sean Weatherspoon will reach the open market, despite the fact that he was considered to be a priority for the Falcons. According to Rapoport, it’s unlikely that Weatherspoon will be back in Atlanta next year. Vaughn McClure of ESPN mentioned earlier in the week that the Falcons and Weatherspoon could have an ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons & LB Sean Weatherspoon Could Agree On A New Deal “Very Soon”

Vaughn McClure of ESPN mentions that the Falcons and free agent LB Sean Weatherspoon could have an agreement in place on a new contract extension “very soon.” Last month, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff make it clear on Tuesday that they plan to re-sign Weaatherspoon this offseason. “Sean Weatherspoon is going to be an important part of building this defense and building this ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons soar in the latest Power Rankings

The offseason is only unofficially upon us, as teams have made coaching and front office changes, released players to create cap space, made decisions on their own pending free agents, and started evaluating draft prospects. As a result, teams look slightly different now than they did when the regular season ended. And that means it’s time to once again grade each franchise in...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Has linebacker Sean Weatherspoon played his last game for the Atlanta Falcons?

Anxiety in NFL locker rooms after a big turnover in the front office is only natural, but this next story comes as a bit of a surprise… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting Combine Draft Preview: The top 10 tight ends available in 2015 Long-time Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon shared an interesting post on Instagram over the weekend, which...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Falcons Free Agents “Who’s Saying and Who’s Going”

In this article I will pick the Atlanta Falcons top five free agents and tell you which ones will stay and who will go. First let’s list the top five free agents. Without knowing exactly how Dan Quinn plans to operate as the Falcons head coach I am basing this on the teams perceived needs from this past season. The top five free agents are: Matt Bryant, Sean Weatherspoon, Corey...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons Interested In Re-Signing LB Sean Weatherspoon

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff make it clear on Tuesday that they plan to re-sign free agent LB Sean Weatherspoon this offseason. “Sean Weatherspoon is going to be an important part of building this defense and building this team,” Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said, via Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “He has that side of him and that leadership that we need across...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons injured LB Sean Weatherspoon tweets to Saints fans

Check out what Sean Weatherspoon had to say before the game this week. Man, I love #FalconsHateWeek. This just fuels it. The Aints are way too sorry to have our names in their mouth! Our team will be bringing a broom to the bayou! — Sean Weatherspoon (@SeanWSpoon56) December 18, 2014 They won’t let me talk to the media but they don’t know my Twitter password! Been apart...
Via The Saints Nation
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sean Weatherspoon talks trash on Twitter, says Falcons won’t let him talk to media

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is confident his team is going to beat the New Orleans Saints on Sunday to remain in the hunt for the NFC South division crown. Weatherspoon has not played this season after he suffered a torn Achilles over the summer, but he’s still willing to take on trash-talking Saints fans...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting the Saints Week 1 opponent: Atlanta Falcons

Week 1 is here and you guys know what that means: Falcons hate weak has arrived!!! The New Orleans Saints will be visiting their division rival and ‘little brothers’ the Atlanta Falcons this Sunday to kick off the 2014 season. I am tempted to engage in a great deal of hyperbole outlining exactly how terrible this Falcons team has the potential to be. However, as much amusement...
Via The Saints Nation
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: most important New Orleans Saints player in Week 1

Nick, it’s finally here! Only a few more days to wait before the Saints’ regular season kicks off, and I was wondering who you think will be the single most important player in this Sunday’s game in Atlanta? – Who Dat Willy, Westlake Willy, that’s a tough question. Since 22 players (at least) have an impact on each game, narrowing it down to just one person that will be...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

3 reasons the Atlanta Falcons will pound the Saints on Sunday

The Saints are a good team, like, really good. Many people have them ranked in amoung the upper echelon in the NFC, along with the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. They have a dynamic and an explosive offense and a defense that shocked the world last year as they vaulted from worst defense in NFL history to #4 in the league. As for Atlanta, well the world isn’t really...
Via cover32 - Falcons
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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