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Report: Falcons are interested in Vilma, Dobbins, Angerer

  • 10:54 am Thursday, June 12th, 2014 by D. Orlando Ledbetter

FLOWERY BRANCH — With the season-ending Achilles tendon injury to linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, the Falcons are checking out the veteran free agent market in what one agent called a “four or five player Gong Show.”

Click here to read about the Falcons internal options.

Former New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Tim Dobbins and Pat Angerer are being considered, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, who cited sources close to the Falcons. Also, the Falcons had previously worked out linebacker Dan Connor.  

Vilma, 32, is 6-1, 230 pounds, is a 10-year veteran. He’s a former three-time Pro Bowler, but he has health [More]