Posts Tagged ‘Lofa Tatupu’

New Plans for the Falcons at LB After Losing Lofa Tatupu

The Falcons are making new plans at middle linebacker after losing Lofa Tatupu for the season because of a chest muscle injury. The Falcons reported Wednesday for Thursday’s first day of training camp with second-year player Akeem Dent suddenly cast as the favorite to replace Curtis Lofton in the middle of the defense. Dent spent […]

LB Lofa Tatupu Out for the Season

Falcons linebacker Lofa Tatupu, who’s trying to make a comeback after sitting out last season, suffered a serious pectoral injury that required surgery and will be out for the season, head coach Mike Smith said on Tuesday according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Tatupu, who was signed to a two-year, $3.6 million contract […]

Lofa Tatupu Suffers a Pec Injury in the Weight Room

Falcons linebacker Lofa Tatupu, who’s trying to make a comeback after sitting out last season, suffered a serious pectoral injury in the weight room last Friday and will not be available when the team opens training camp on Thursday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Falcons head coach Mike Smith informed The Atlanta […]

Tatupu Thought He May Retire Before the Faclons Called Him

Lofa Tatupu was a Pro Bowl player his first three seasons in the NFL with the Seahawks including an All-Pro berth in 2007. Tatupu’s career appeared to be over at 29 when the phone didn’t ring after he was released by the Seahawks nearly a year ago. “At a certain point, I just stopped working […]

Atlanta Falcons Offseason Overview and Draft Preview

By Jake Saltzman Defense: Additions: LB Lofa Tatupu The Falcons haven’t been overly busy so far this spring, and perhaps the club’s biggest move was to decline a summer appearance on the HBO series “Hard Knocks.” The transactions the Falcons have made have almost all been re-signings, and as a result franchise staples John Abraham, […]

Falcons Sign Linebacker

On Saturday the Atlanta Falcons signed Free Agent Lofa Tatupu. Looking to improve the defense the Falcons signed the 29 year old to possibly replace unrestricted free agent Chris Lofton. Lofton has been the starting middle linebacker for the Falcons since being drafted in 2008. There is some risk in bring on Tatupu, who sat […]

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