Sean Weatherspoon LB ATL 23 Days
Falcons activated WLB Sean Weatherspoon (foot) from injured reserve/designated to return.
Coach Mike Smith announced on Monday that Weatherspoon will be ready to roll for Wednesday's practice. 'Spoon will presumably start Sunday's game against the Bucs, though it's possible he'll be on a snap count. Weatherspoon last played in Week 2.
Sean Weatherspoon LB ATL 24 Days
Falcons WLB Sean Weatherspoon (foot, I.R./recall) will be activated for Week 11.
Coach Mike Smith expects Weatherspoon to be activated "within the next 48 hours." He'll participate in Wednesday's practice. Although he's been sidelined since Week 2, it's quite possible Weatherspoon will be in the starting lineup against the Bucs.
Sean Weatherspoon LB ATL 29 Days
Falcons WLB Sean Weatherspoon (foot, short-term I.R.) returned to practice Wednesday.
Weatherspoon suffered a Lisfranc injury in Week 2. He was eligible to return to practice this week and can play in Week 11. Undrafted rookie Joplo Bartu has been filling in for Weatherspoon but has struggled mightily. Weatherspoon's return will be a major boost to the defense, especially in pass coverage.
Sean Weatherspoon LB ATL 3 Months
Falcons placed WLB Sean Weatherspoon (foot) on injured reserve/designation to return.
An already weak defense keeps taking hits. The Falcons lost Kroy Biermann (Achilles') for the season on Monday and now lose their stud weak-side linebacker until at least Week 11. In just 13 games last year, Weatherspoon racked up 95 tackles, three sacks, one forced fumble, one interception and four pass breakups. His backup is undrafted rookie Joplo Bartu.
Sean Weatherspoon LB ATL 4 Months
Falcons WLB Sean Weatherspoon (finger) returned to practice Monday.
Weatherspoon sat out a week of practice after "badly" dislocating a finger. He was never in danger of missing meaningful games. Weatherspoon ended last season as fantasy's No. 39 linebacker in IDP formats.
Sean Weatherspoon LB ATL 6 Months
Falcons WLB Sean Weatherspoon (knee scope) and OLB Stephen Nicholas (sports-hernia surgery) are participating in minicamp.
It's unclear if they're taking part in team drills, but it's a sign both remain on track for training camp. Weatherspoon notched 95 tackles, three sacks, one forced fumble and one interception despite appearing in just 13 games last season.