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NFL Transaction: Wednesday 10/29

Broncos Broncos signed WR Douglas McNeil to their practice squad. Browns Browns signed DB Marcus Cromartie to their practice squad. Buccaneers Buccaneers signed QB Mike Kafka to their practice squad. (NFLTR) Cowboys Cowboys signed LB Tim Dobbins. (NFLTR) Cowboys placed OLB Justin Durant on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Cowboys signed LB Will Smith to their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys put leading tackler Durant on season-ending IR

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys have put linebacker Justin Durant on season-ending injured reserve with a torn arm muscle and replaced him by signing Tim Dobbins. Durant tore his right biceps in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys' 20-17 loss to Washington in overtime on Monday. He was leading Dallas with 61 tackles. The 29-year-old Durant is in the last year of a two-year...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys put Durant on injured reserve, add Dobbins

IRVING, Texas (AP) The Dallas Cowboys have put linebacker Justin Durant on season-ending injured reserve with a torn arm muscle and replaced him by signing Tim Dobbins. Durant tore his right biceps in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys' 20-17 loss to Washington in overtime on Monday. He was leading Dallas with 61 tackles. The 29-year-old Durant is in the last year of a two-year contract...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign veteran Tim Dobbins to contract

With Justin Durant out for the season the Dallas Cowboys have signed free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins. The 32-year-old Dobbins has appeared in 110 games over eight seasons in the NFL. His last two seasons were spent with the Houston Texans and prior to that he was a member of the San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins. That no one wanted Dobbins when the Atlanta Falcons let him...
Via Tireball.com
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign LB Tim Dobbins, Place Justin Durant On I.R.

David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports that veteran LB Tim Dobbins is now on the Cowboys’ active roster. Helman adds that OLB Justin Durant has been moved to the season-ending injured reserve list to make room for Dobbins. Charean Williams of Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported earlier in the day that the Cowboys worked out Dobbins, G Jeff Baca, and LB Will Smith. Dobbins...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Working Out Players Including LB Tim Dobbins

Charean Willians of Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Cowboys are bringing a few players for workouts on Wednesday including G Jeff Baca, LB Tim Dobbins and LB Will Smith. Williams points out that the Cowboys have some obvious needs following the injuries to OLB Justin Durant and G Ronald Leary. Dobbins is the most notable player of this group. The Patriots brought him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Work Out Five Linebackers, Including Tim Dobbins

The New England Patriots appear to be making contingency plans in case their fears are realized regarding Jerod Mayo’s severe knee injury. The Patriots brought five free-agent linebackers in for workouts on Monday, a source told ESPN’s Field Yates. The Patriots tried out former New York Giants linebacker Justin Anderson, former Oakland Raider Kaelin Burnett, former Houston...
Via NESN.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Work Out Five LBs Including Tim Dobbins

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots brought in five free agent linebackers for workouts on Monday including: Justin Anderson, Kaelin Burnett, Tim Dobbins, Mario Harvey, and Paul Hazel. This comes a day after Jerod Mayo went down with what is believed to be a serious knee injury. The Patriots have already ruled Mayo out for Week 7’s game against the Jets. Dobbins, 31...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Worked Out Veteran LBs Tim Dobbins & Jamar Chaney

The Oakland Raiders worked out veteran linebackers Tim Dobbins and Jamar Chaney on Tuesday, according to Adam Caplan. Oakland also worked out LB Steve Beauharnais, who was signed to their practice squad. The Falcons signed Dobbins to a contract back in June after they lost Sean Weatherspoon to a season-ending injury. However, he was among their final roster cuts before the start...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: The Phil Emery 2014 Progress Report

Phil Emery used the 2014 NFL off-season to help make the Chicago Bears contenders.  Here is a progress report on all his roster additions. Free Agency Jared Allen – DE The veteran defensive end was a late addition in free agency and considered the most crucial to reviving the Bears pass rush.  He hasn’t registered a sack in the first two games, but his effect has been obvious...
Via Sports Mockery
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons claim LB Stupar, sign 8 to practice squad

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have claimed linebacker Nate Stupar off waivers and released linebacker Tim Dobbins. Stupar was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday. Stupar was a seventh-round pick by Oakland in 2012 and also has spent time with Philadelphia and San Francisco. He was waived by the 49ers after appearing in five games last season. The Falcons also signed...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons release Tim Dobbins after claiming another player

On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons released inside linebacker Tim Dobbins after claiming another player on the waiver wire. The 31-year-old Dobbins was initially on the Falcons 53-man roster but the truth is things will continue to change until the regular season gets underway. Guessing the Falcons have claimed an inside linebacker, with agent David Canter saying Tim Dobbins was released...
Via Tireball.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Release Veteran LB Tim Dobbins

  The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran LB Tim Dobbins on Sunday, according to his agent David Canter.  After claiming a player LB Tim Dobbins has been released by the @Atlanta_Falcons & is immediately a free agent who can sign with any team — DECManagement (@davidcanter) August 31, 2014 The Falcons signed Dobbins to a contract back in June after they lost Sean Weatherspoon toa...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Experience was key with Falcons' trade for QB Yates

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff was burning the midnight oil on the eve of his team's final day of minicamp. In a single night, Dimitroff pulled off a pair of moves intended to upgrade the Falcons' depth -- something that proved to be a glaring weakness for Atlanta's 4-12 campaign last year. The Falcons acquired backup quarterback T.J. Yates...
Via Fox Sports South
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Sign LB Tim Dobbins

  David Canter, the agent for veteran LB Tim Dobbins, announced via his Twitter account Wednesday night that his client has agreed to terms with the Falcons. Congratulations to #TeamDEC client Tim Dobbins on agreeing to terms with @Atlanta_Falcons #RiseUp #neverstopworking — David Canter (@davidcanter) June 19, 2014 The Falcons actually hosted Dobbins for a visit last week...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Worked Out Free Agent LB Nick Barnett

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports that the Falcons brought in free agent LB Nick Barnett for a workout this week. Atlanta also met with veteran LB Tim Dobbins this week, however neither player was signed to a contract. The Falcons unfortunately lost LB Sean Weatherspoon for the season after he suffered a ruptured Achilles this past week. Previous reports have also mentioned...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent LB Tim Dobbins Visiting With The Falcons

  Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, citing a league source, reports that free agent ILB Tim Dobbins will visit with the Falcons on Thursday. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported last night that the Falcons are taking a “hard look” at free agent ILB Jonathan Vilma, Dobbins to replace Sean Weatherspoon. Dobbins, 31, last played for the Texans, but after signing a one-year...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 12, 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
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