Dwight Lowery, Pat Angerer both take part in light workout
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/9/14) Falcons safety Dwight Lowery and linebacker Pat Angerer both participated in a light workout session Saturday afternoon, just a day after missing the team's first preseason game. Both players were working back from a concussion and could be cleared to return to practice on Monday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Jacques Smith feels fine after helmet-to-helmet hit
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/8/14) Falcons linebacker Jacques Smith left Friday's preseason game at home against the Dolphins after taking a a helmet-to-helmet hit in the fourth quarter. He told ESPN after the game that he was"fine" and could have returned into the game.
Falcons rookie LB Marquis Spruill to miss 2014 season
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (8/7/14) The Falcons announced Thursday linebacker Marquis Spruill will miss the entire 2014 season after suffering a torn ACL in practice Wednesday. Spruill was drafted in the fifth round (168th overall) out of Syracuse.
Ra'Shede Hageman did not suffer fractured wrist
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/3/14) Updating a previous report: Falcons defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman, who was involved in a fight on Sunday, did not suffer a broken wrist or any broken bones, according to the NFL Network. The second-round selection out of Minnesota in this year's draft threw a punch at center Joe Hawley during pass rush drills.
"During Sean's run today with our medical staff, he suffered an injury," coach Mike Smith said in a statement. "We sent Sean to the doctor for some additional testing and evaluation and unfortunately the results showed that he ruptured his Achilles tendon. Sean had been working extremely hard to get back on the field, but regrettably he will miss the entire 2014 season. He will have a procedure done in the near future and we expect him to make a full recovery."
Weatherspoon is entering the final year of his contract and will be a free agent after this year.