Atlanta Falcons NFL team blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

What’s next for Falcons LB Sean Weatherspoon?

7:10 am Jun. 11, 2014

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FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons linebacker Weatherspoon, the team’s first-round pick in the 2010 draft (19th overall), was headed into a contract season before rupturing his Achilles tendon while running with the training staff on Tuesday.

Weatherspoon, 26, was coming off a tough campaign in 2013. The 6-foot, 1-inch and 241-pound linebacker, spent part of the season on injured reserve/designated to return with a foot injury before making