Team Needs: Falcons Need More Athletes at Linebacker
Feb06

Team Needs: Falcons Need More Athletes at Linebacker

The adversity the Atlanta Falcons faced at linebacker in 2013 should benefit the team in 2014. The team was without stalwarts Stephen Nicholas and Sean Weatherspoon for much of last season. Nicholas dealt with injuries in training camp, and ultimately lost his job as the team looked at younger, more athletic options in Joplo Bartu at strong-side linebacker position. Weatherspoon missed most of the regular season with an injury, and it...

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Falcons sign Gaither and Chaney; promote DiMarco
Sep17

Falcons sign Gaither and Chaney; promote DiMarco

The Falcons announced the signings of free agent linebackers Omar Gaither and Jamar Chaney to the roster today. The team also officially announced the previously reported signing of linebacker Chase Thomas to the practice squad, as he will replace fullback Patrick DiMarco, who was promoted to the active roster. Gaither and Chaney are both former Philadelphia Eagles, having both played for the team in 2010. After that season, Gaither...

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