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Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Falcons' picks: Round 1/19 -- Sean Weatherspoon, LB, 6-1, 241, Missouri: Led the Tigers in tackles for the past three seasons. Is expected to compete for the starting weakside linebacker position. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Sean Weatherspoon News
10/08/15 - LB Sean Weatherspoon was active against the Rams last Sunday but didn't play. Weatherspoon was signed to be a starting inside linebacker and run the defense. But a hamstring injury in training camp set him back, and Kevin Minter took over the job.
Asked if Weatherspoon was going to get more playing time, head coach Bruce Arians said, "It's going to be hard right now without an injury. Kevin (Minter) is playing pretty solid and that's the same spot. Buc (Deone Bucannon) is playing pretty solid and he's not coming out in nickel. It's a situation where he's missed too much time and those other guys have improved, so we have really nice depth."
09/01/15 - ILB Sean Weatherspoon practiced this week and is expected to play against the Broncos on Thursday night. Weatherspoon hadn't practiced since suffering a hamstring injury in the first practice of training camp.
08/31/15 - ILB Sean Weatherspoon hasn't played yet this preseason after suffering a hamstring injury on the first day of training camp. Coaches are hoping he can practice and play this week, but they've said that before.
08/13/15 - ILB Sean Weatherspoon has missed most of training camp with a hamstring injury. Weatherspoon was close to returning this week, but aggravated the injury. He is expected to play in all situations and call the defenses, so this is a critical time for him to miss.
08/10/15 - ILB Sean Weatherspoon has missed most of training camp practices due to a hamstring injury. Arians doesn't seem concerned, saying Weatherspoon is participating in walk-throughs. But Weatherspoon missed all of last season with an Achilles tear and he needs the on-field work. The Cardinals are hoping he is an every-down player, and they want him to be a leader on the defense.