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56 Sean Weatherspoon OLB
Height/Weight: 6-2/244 | Birthdate: 12/29/1987 | Birthplace: Greenville, SC, USA | Team: Atlanta | College: Missouri | NFL Experience: 5 | Owned/Started%: 11/2 | Average Draft Position: 166.50
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Two Falcons ruled out Week 17


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/27/2013) Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers and LB Sean Weatherspoon have been ruled out Week 17.

Rodgers has been unable to come back from a concussion. Weatherspoon is dealing with a knee injury, and has not practiced this week.


Sean Weatherspoon unable to go


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/25/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who's been limited to seven games this year, did not participate in Wednesday's walkthrough due to a knee injury. His status for Sunday's finale vs. Carolina is uncertain at best.

Falcons reveal Week 16 inactives


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/23/2013) Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (knee) heads the Falcons' list of Week 16 inactives. Also sitting out Monday at San Francisco are rookie wideout Darius Johnson (ankle), safety Zeke Motta (hand, neck), running back Josh Vaughan, offensive tackles Terren Jones and Sean Locklear, and defensive tackle Travian Robertson.

Limited to seven games, Weatherspoon has 38 tackles and an interception.


Sean Weatherspoon will be ready 'at some point this week'


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/16/2013) Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday he believes linebacker Sean Weatherspoon will be ready to go "at some point this week" after leaving Sunday's game against the Redskins with a knee injury.

Sean Weatherspoon hurts knee again


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12/15/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon limped to the locker room in the fourth quarter Week 15 against the Redskins with a knee injury. He had one assisted tackle before leaving.

He was limited in practice this week with a shoulder injury, but his knee was bothering him leading up to Week 14 at Green Bay. He missed seven games earlier this season with a foot injury.


Sean Weatherspoon active again


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12/15/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, is active for Week 15 against the Redskins. He was limited in practice leading up to the game by a shoulder injury.

Weatherspoon missed seven games earlier this season with a foot injury, but hasn't missed a game since returning in Week 11.


Two Falcons questionable Week 15


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/13/2013) Falcons S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are questionable Week 15 against Washington.

Motta is dealing with a hand injury. He's expected to start with Thomas DeCoud ruled out. Weatherspoon has a shoulder issue and was limited in practice this week. 


Sean Weatherspoon scores first touchdown


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12/9/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon intercepted quarterback Matt Flynn just a little before halftime Week 14 at Green Bay and returned it 71 yards for his first career touchdown. The interception was just his second of his career.

Weatherspoon also had seven tackles, including four solo. He's averaging 6.8 tackles in four games since returning from a seven-game absence for a foot injury.


Sean Weatherspoon active again


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12/8/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is active for Week 14 at Green Bay despite being listed as probable on Friday's injury report. He was limited in practice Wednesday by a knee injury but was able to practice in full Thursday and Friday.

Weatherspoon missed seven games earlier this season with a foot injury. He has averaged 6.7 tackles in three games since returning.


Two Falcons listed as probable Week 14


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/6/2013) Falcons C Peter Konz and LB Sean Weatherspoon are probable Week 14 against the Packers.

Konz is dealing with an ankle injury, but was not limited in practice Thursday and Friday. Weatherspoon has a knee issue, and was also able to fully participate in practice Thursday and Friday.


Four questionable Falcons should go Week 13


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2013) Falcons LB Akeem Dent, DE Malliciah Goodman, S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are active Week 13 against the Bills.

All four players were questionable coming into the game. They were all able to get through limited practice Friday.


Four Falcons listed as questionable


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/29/2013) Falcons LB Akeem Dent, DE Malliciah Goodman, S Zeke Motta and LB Sean Weatherspoon are questionable Week 13.

All four players were able to practice this week, but were limited during practices. Weatherspoon was actually able to practice in full Thursday, but was downgraded to limited practice Friday.


Sean Weatherspoon can't steal Paul Worrilow's thunder


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/18/2013) Even with mainstay Sean Weatherspoon back from a seven-game absence for a foot injury, Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow remained a tackle machine Week 11 at Tampa Bay. He had 16, including 13 solo, after recording 19 in each of his previous two games. Weatherspoon was no slouch himself, picking up nine, including seven solo.

Sean Weatherspoon makes his return


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(11/17/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who had been on short-term injured reserve since injuring his foot in Week 2, is active for Week 11 at Tampa Bay. Weatherspoon was able to practice in full Thursday and Friday and was listed as probable on Friday's injury report.

Weatherspoon had 10 tackles in two games before getting hurt. He had 95 in 13 games last season.


Sean Weatherspoon probable Week 11


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/15/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon is probable Week 11 against Tampa Bay.

Weatherspoon has been dealing with a foot injury. He was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday, but was a full participant Friday.


Sean Weatherspoon to practice Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/11/2013) Falcons coach Mike Smith said Monday linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who is on short-term injured reserve with a foot injury, will be practicing Wednesday. Smith said a roster move will likely be made by Tuesday to clear a roster spot for Weatherspoon, who is eligible to return Week 11 at Tampa Bay.

Sean Weatherspoon appears on track for Week 11 return


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/6/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who is on short-term injured reserve with a foot injury, returned to practice Wednesday. He said he feels good enough to play, but he isn't eligible to come off injured reserve until Week 11 at Tampa Bay.

General manager updates status of Sean Weatherspoon


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/17/2013) The Falcons haven't revealed the severity of the foot injury that forced linebacker Sean Weatherspoon to short-term injured reserve in mid-September. However, Weatherspoon is off crutches but remains in a walking boot, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"It’s a six-week break and then he can get on the field, then it’s basically and eight-week situation (to determine if he can play)," Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Thursday. "He’s moving around well and moving around as far as his rehab and such. Spoon’s a very big part of this team. . . .We need him back as soon as possible.  We hope that in the interim we continue to play hard and win games so that when he comes back, he’s ready to hit full stride and affect this team as we know he can."


Falcons put Sean Weatherspoon on short-term IR


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/17/2013) The Falcons put linebacker Sean Weatherspoon on injured reserve-designated to return with a foot injury. He will be eligible to return Week 11 at Tampa Bay. 

Weatherspoon, who got hurt Sunday against the Rams, has 13 tackles in two games.


Source: Sean Weatherspoon headed for more tests


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/16/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon's injury has been preliminarily labeled as a foot sprain, which isn't believed to be serious, a source told FOX Sports. However, he will undergo more tests Monday.

Sean Weatherspoon misses second half


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/15/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon injured his foot late in the first half Week 2 against the Rams and didn't return. He had three solo tackles before leaving.

The Falcons have yet to offer a timetable for his return. Weatherspoon tied for the team lead with 95 tackles last season.


Sean Weatherspoon fine for Week 1


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/15/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who was limited in practice by a knee injury leading up to the game, is active for Week 2 against the Rams. Weatherspoon was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report. He had seven tackles Week 1 at New Orleans.

Falcons list six as questionable for Week 2


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/13/2013) The Falcons listed six players as questionable Friday for Week 2 against the Rams, due to a variety of injuries. Defensive lineman Jonathan Babineaux (knee), linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (knee), defensive back Asante Samuel (thigh), tackle Sam Baker (knee), and wide receivers Julio Jones (knee) and Roddy White (ankle) all head into Sunday's game with their status uncertain due to their injuries. 

Akeem Dent outperforms Sean Weatherspoon Week 1


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/8/2013) Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, who was typically one of the Falcons' top tacklers last season, had a solid season debut Week 1 at New Orleans, recording seven tackles, including five solo. Fellow linebacker Akeem Dent actually led the team in tackles, though, finishing with 11, including five solo.

Sean Weatherspoon back on the field


by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com
(8/24/2013) Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (dislocated finger) has returned to action and played against the Titans in Saturday's preseason game. 

Weatherspoon finished with three tackles and two of the solo variety. Weatherspoon is considered the defensive leader for Falcons.