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Falcons agree to five-year deal with Witherspoon

July 30th, 2010

Originally reported by Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the team later confirms that an agreement has been reached on a five-year deal with top pick linebacker Sean Weatherspoon. Weatherspoon marked the last of the teams’ seven draft picks to sign. His signing a deal means that he will not be considered a holdout when the Falcons open training camp practices tomorrow morning.

UPDATE: Adam Schefter of ESPN tweets that Weatherspoon’s deal includes $10.4 million guaranteed and worth a maximum value of $17.4 million.

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