10 NFL players who must step it up in contract years

There are soon-to-be free agents looking to cash in during their contract years every single season around the NFL. Some of these players may be considered elite performers, while others need to prove themselves in order to set a market when the new league year rolls around in March. This year is no different. From a couple wide receivers currently working on one-year deals to a...
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10 NFL players that must step up in contract years

There are soon-to-be free agents looking to cash in during their contract years every single season around the NFL. Some of these players may be considered elite performers, while others need to prove themselves in order to set a market when the new league year rolls around in March.This year is no different. From a couple wide receivers currently working on one-year deals to a few...
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Predictions for the Cardinals Hottest Preseason Positional Battles

View image | The biggest question mark is on defense at ILB. With Daryl Washington’s status still up in the air, the team is going to have to look elsewhere. Current ILB’s on the roster are: Daryl Washington, Kevin Minter, Sean Weatherspoon, Glenn Carson, Kenny Demens, Alani Fua (R), Edwin Jackson(R), Andrea Kirk (R) and Gabe Martin (R). Weatherspoon who is...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Cardinals to Keep an Eye On

There is no doubt the Arizona Cardinals have a talented roster and are poised to be a competitive force in the NFL this year. Last year left fans with many “what if” questions, but it if’s were fifths we’d all be drunk.Now, this could easily be a list of the three best Cardinals but the goal is to be more creative than that. Instead the goal is to list whose play will impact...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals LB Sean Weatherspoon ecstatic to be back on the field

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is grateful just to be playing football again. Weatherspoon missed all of last season with the Falcons due to an achilles injury. Now that Weatherspoon is back on the field making an impact again, he is letting everyone around him know how happy he is to be back. “I feel like we have one of the best jobs in the world, so when we...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy Sean Seatherspoon’s Suburban Georgia Home — $539,900

After spending five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, linebacker Sean Weatherspoon said, “Adios!” and set off for the West Coast, signing a one-year, $4 million deal with the Arizona Cardinals. It should be a fresh start for Weatherspoon, who is making his way back from an Achilles injury that sidelined for all of 2014. Weatherspoon leaving Atlanta is also good news for those...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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April 27, 2015  |  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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April 17, 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...
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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...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Free Agency Day 1 Review

Arizona Cardinals Free Agency Day 1 Review:The 2015 NFL Free Agency started off with a bang yesterday seeing high profile players being sent across the country, and teams wheeling and dealing to secure the free agents they desired. Some of these big names included stars like TE Jimmy Graham (now with the Seattle Seahawks), RB Frank Gore (now with the Indianapolis Colts), and also...
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March 11, 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

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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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

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...
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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
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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