ATLANTA (AP) - First-round draft pick Sean Weatherspoon has
reported for training camp after reaching an agreement on a
contract with the Atlanta Falcons.
The team confirmed Weatherspoon, a linebacker from Missouri, has
agreed to terms on a five-year contract. Terms were not immediately
Weatherspoon reported on Thursday for Friday's start of training
This is the third straight year under general manager Thomas
Dimitroff the Falcons have had all their draft picks signed before
the start of training camp.
Weatherspoon was the No. 19 overall pick in the NFL draft. He is
expected to compete for a starting job at outside linebacker.
Weatherspoon's agent, David Dunn, did not immediately return a
phone call to The Associated Press.