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Saturday, May 25, 2013

May25: Atlanta Falcons Closer to Sign Richard Seymour says he's interested been talking but no deal yet. #RiseUp

Atlanta Falcons Closer to Sign Richard Seymour says he's interested been talking but no deal yet. #RiseUp
May 25th 2013, 21:46

Everything Georgia ‏@GAFollowers22h Richard Seymour says he's interested in the Atlanta Falcons and they have been talking but no deal yet. #RiseUp  Retweeted 52 times Expand   Reply   Retweet   Favorite  Buffer    More 48Atlanta Falcons ‏@Falcons_News1h NFL Rumors – Atlanta Falcons Getting Closer to Sign Richard Seymour http://bit.ly/14OuSFk  Collapse   Reply   Retweet   Favorite  Buffer    More 3RETWEETS 1FAVORITE One veteran defensive lineman might not be enough for a team that's planning on trying to win the SuperBowl next season. Richard Seymour has been on the shortlist for the Atlanta Falcons for quite some time, but it seems that they're getting closer to adding the three time All-Pro defensive tackle. While Seymour had his best season as a defensive end for the New England Patriots, he had been doing a very good job as defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders these last four seasons, but the $13 million he was due to make in the 2013 NFL season for the Raiders was too much for them to endure, and they decided to release the 33 year old, who has been looking for a team for quite some time. Some thought that after adding Osi Umenyiora and Stephen Jackson the Falcons, who are now $115 million against the salary cap, might have had enough with free agent signings, but they're not too pleased with their defensive tackle setup that consists of  Corey Peters,Peria Jerry and Jonathan Babineaux. With the June 1 cuts soon to be upon us, none of them are going to be released, probably, but the Falcons are certainly looking to upgrade that unit. The two sides have been upgrading the tendency of their talks, and although both the team and Seymour are signaling that nothing is imminent, it seems that the decision to sign for a contender might be close to being complete. Seymour missed half...

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