Weatherspoon Ruptures Achilles, Out for 2014 Season
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Weatherspoon Ruptures Achilles, Out for 2014 Season

Today the Atlanta Falcons announced that linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2014 season. Weatherspoon suffered the injury while running with the team’s training staff earlier today. Weatherspoon was in the process of rehabbing a knee injury that ended his 2013 season, having opted against offseason knee surgery to repair the injury. Weatherspoon also missed time in 2013...

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Draft Needs: Falcons Looking to Replace Weatherspoon at Linebacker?

When you separate their need for a pass-rusher, the Atlanta Falcons appear relatively secure at linebacker. The unit is anchored by Sean Weatherspoon and the team got production from undrafted free agents Paul Worrilow and Joplo Bartu in 2013, with only room to get better in 2014. But there may not be as much security as it initially seems. Weatherspoon is coming off an injury-filled season and is entering his contract year where...

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Takeaways from Last Week – April 28, 2014
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Takeaways from Last Week – April 28, 2014

The buzz this past week centered around whether the Atlanta Falcons would trade up for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. This isn’t anything new if you’ve been around the Falcons for the past few months. Clowney has been on the tip of every Falcon fan’s tongue since November when it was clear the team would finish the year with a poor and subsequently a high first-round draft pick. Would it be high...

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FalcFans Weekly – April 27, 2014

Much of the news surrounding the Atlanta Falcons this week centered on rumors about whether the team would trade up for South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Reports swarmed that the Falcons could swap picks with the Houston Texans, who hold the No. 1 overall selection in the 2014 draft. On Friday, Clowney worked out for the team in what wasn’t quite a normal workout, rather a biomechanical “force plate”...

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FalcFans Weekly – April 6, 2014
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FalcFans Weekly – April 6, 2014

Potential Atlanta Falcons newcomer and safety Rafael Bush appears very keen on joining the team. The Falcons signed Bush to an offer sheet this week as a restricted free agent, giving his former team, the New Orleans Saints until April 8 to match or let him become a Falcon. Bush is still friends with Falcons safety William Moore, from their days with the team back in 2010-11, and is the strongest candidate should he join the Falcons...

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