Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Preview 2014: Linebacker
Jul22

Atlanta Falcons Training Camp Preview 2014: Linebacker

There are a lot of questions surrounding the Atlanta Falcons linebacker position, with a number of unproven players being asked to contribute larger roles in 2014. For the Falcons, things took a turn for the worse when linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, the unit’s leader and best player, was injured in June with a torn Achilles. Weatherspoon’s loss has forced the team to look in the others’ directions to compensate. Much...

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FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 69 “Legion of Zoom”
Jun27

FalcFans Podcast – Ep. 69 “Legion of Zoom”

Allen and Aaron are joined by guest star Rashad James to discuss Sean Weatherspoon’s injury, T.J. Yates, Tim Dobbins and Hard Knocks.

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Falcons Swap Dent for Yates; Sign LB Tim Dobbins
Jun19

Falcons Swap Dent for Yates; Sign LB Tim Dobbins

The Atlanta Falcons acquired quarterback T.J. Yates via trade with the Houston Texans in exchange for linebacker Akeem Dent. The team also signed free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins.

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Falcons Sign Southward; Add Kicker Castillo
Jun12

Falcons Sign Southward; Add Kicker Castillo

The Atlanta Falcons announced today the signing of third-round rookie draft pick safety Dezmen Southward and also signed undrafted kicker Sergio Castillo. Southward was the lone member of the Falcons’ 2014 draft class that had yet to be signed. Castillo adds another leg in training camp after the team released undrafted punter Matt Yoklic earlier this week. Along with Yoklic, the team dumped tight end Andrew Szczerba, freeing up...

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Report: Falcons ‘Looking Hard’ at Linebacker Vilma
Jun12

Report: Falcons ‘Looking Hard’ at Linebacker Vilma

In a series of tweets on Wednesday evening, NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport outlined the Atlanta Falcons options and plans for replacing injured linebacker Sean Weatherspoon. According to Rapoport, the Falcons will take a “hard look” at signing veteran linebacker Jonathan Vilma, formerly of the New Orleans Saints as well as considering other options in Pat Angerer and Tim Dobbins. Per Rapoport, the team is not interested in...

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