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Broncos | Lofa Tatupu working out

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:03:02 -0800

The Denver Broncos are working out free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Falcons) Tuesday, March 4. The former Pro Bowler hasn't played since 2010.

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Falcons | Akeem Dent expected to be two-down player

Sat, 28 Jul 2012 20:23:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent almost certainly will be a two-down defender in the scheme being implemented by new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan. Dent has been thrust into a starting role, with 13-year LB Mike Peterson as his backup, following the injury to LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral).

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu released

Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:05:21 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have released LB Lofa Tatupu.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu out for the year

Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:51:18 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral) will miss the entire 2012 season with a torn pectoral muscle.

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Falcons | Akeem Dent might start in Week 1

Sun, 22 Jul 2012 20:56:54 -0700

The chances for LB Akeem Dent to start in Week 1 as the middle linebacker increased dramatically when LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral) suffered an injury lifting weights. Tatupu will meet with a specialist, and it's uncertain how much time he'll miss just yet. However, he is likely to miss the start of training camp at the least.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu to meet with Dr. Andrews

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 11:15:47 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral) is scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews Monday, July 23, to determine the extent of his pectoral injury.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu suffers injury working out

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 08:46:08 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu (pectoral) suffered a pectoral injury while working out, according to head coach Mike Smith. "Lofa sustained a pectoral injury while working out," Smith said. "At this point, we do not know the extent of the injury, but we expect to have more information early next week." The Falcons open training camp Thursday, July 26.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu helping competitor this offseason

Sun, 08 Jul 2012 10:15:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Akeem Dent said he has been watching film with LB Lofa Tatupu this offseason and that Tatupu has been helping understand things even though the two are expected to compete for the middle linebacker job during training camp. "We're learning together, watching film, making corrections," Dent said. "He's helping me out a lot in terms of trying to understand everything. A guy like Lofa, that has been to the Pro Bowl and an All-Pro player, it's been great for me. I'm a competitor. I know he's a competitor also, but at the end of the day it's good for the Falcons to have two guys that will be ready to play at any point."

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu says injuries did not keep him out in 2011

Sun, 08 Jul 2012 10:09:13 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu said he did not play last season because he could not find a team to sign him and it had nothing to do with his previous injuries.

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Falcons | Two splitting reps at MLB

Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:30:27 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LBs Akeem Dent and Lofa Tatupu have been splitting reps with the first-team defense at middle linebacker during minicamp this week.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu working with starters

Wed, 30 May 2012 11:19:58 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu worked with the first-team defense at middle linebacker during organized team activities Tuesday, May 29.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu may be favorite for MLB

Thu, 03 May 2012 12:22:04 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LB Lofa Tatupu may be considered the frontrunner for the starting middle linebacker position if he can stay healthy but will have to compete with LB Akeem Dent for the job.

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Falcons | Two expected to be candidates for MLB job

Wed, 28 Mar 2012 10:44:42 -0700

Atlanta Falcons LBs Lofa Tatupu and Akeem Dent are expected to compete for the starting middle linebacker job during training camp.

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Falcons | Terms of Lofa Tatupu's deal

Sat, 10 Mar 2012 19:03:54 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Falcons signed free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) to a two-year, maximum value contract of $5.75 million Saturday, March 10.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu agrees to terms

Sat, 10 Mar 2012 18:12:02 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons reached an agreement with free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) Saturday, March 10.

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Falcons | Lofa Tatupu visits

Fri, 09 Mar 2012 08:37:01 -0800

Free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) worked out for the Atlanta Falcons Friday, March 9.

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NFL | Teams worried about Lofa Tatupu's health

Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:14:14 -0800

Free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) has been meeting with teams and the teams are showing more concern about his ability to stay healthy for a season than they are his playing ability at this point.

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Titans | Lofa Tatupu underwent physical

Sat, 18 Feb 2012 11:25:03 -0800

The Tennessee Titans gave free-agent Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) a physical during his visit Tuesday, Feb. 14. Tatupu did not play this season because of knee injuries.

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Bears | May show interest in Lofa Tatupu

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:23:00 -0800

The Chicago Bears could show interest in free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) this offseason.

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Saints | Unsure if Lofa Tatupu offered contact

Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:32:48 -0800

Updating a previous report, the New Orleans Saints met with free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) Tuesday, Feb. 14, but it is not known if they offered him a contract during the visit.

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Titans | Lofa Tatupu visits

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:35:30 -0800

The Tennessee Titans hosted free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) for a visit Tuesday, Feb. 14. He visited with the New Orleans Saints Monday, Feb. 13.

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Saints | Lofa Tatupu visits

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 06:12:22 -0800

Free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) visited the New Orleans Saints Monday, Feb. 13.

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NFL | Lofa Tatupu plans to make comeback in 2012

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:07:43 -0800

Free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) (knee) sat out the 2011 season due to knee problems, but a source close to the situation says the player plans a comeback for 2012. "It was just injury-related," the source said. "He wasn't 100 percent and he didn't feel he was ready to go." Tatupu spent the season rehabbing his knee, working out and spending time with his family, which includes his infant son.

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Eagles | Lofa Tatupu might be fit

Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:06:06 -0800

Free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) (knee) is planning a comeback, and the Philadelphia Eagles seem like a logical fit for him in 2012. The Eagles use a 4-3 defensive scheme, and they could use an upgrade to its inexperience linebacker corps.

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Giants | Lofa Tatupu might be a fit

Tue, 06 Sep 2011 21:24:29 -0700

The New York Giants might look into signing free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks), as they search to bolster their middle linebacker position.

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Raiders | Kirk Morrison, Lofa Tatupu on radar?

Tue, 23 Aug 2011 22:35:54 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson said Tuesday, Aug. 23, that it is conceivable that the team will check into signing either free-agent LB Kirk Morrison (Jaguars) or Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks).

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Raiders | Could show interest in two LBs

Fri, 19 Aug 2011 12:21:59 -0700

The Oakland Raiders could show interest in free-agent LBs Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) and Kirk Morrison (Jaguars) at some point during the preseason.

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Raiders | Still talking with Lofa Tatupu

Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:21:22 -0700

The Oakland Raiders are still talking with free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks).

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Seahawks | Scheme reason for Lofa Tatupu release

Sun, 07 Aug 2011 08:35:43 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks released LB Lofa Tatupu because they did not believe he fit in what they wanted to do on defense moving forward. The Seahawks want to use more three-man fronts on defense and many believe Tatupu can only play middle linebacker in a 4-3 defensive alignment.

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Redskins | Lofa Tatupu to visit

Thu, 04 Aug 2011 08:35:46 -0700

The Washington Redskins are still scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) Thursday, Aug. 4, even though the team re-signed LB Rocky McIntosh.

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Bears | Interested in Lofa Tatupu

Wed, 03 Aug 2011 08:16:37 -0700

The Chicago Bears have expressed interest in free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) and Tatupu has indicated that he is interested in joining the team.

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Raiders | Rolando McClain is starter at MLB

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 21:05:57 -0700

Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson said Monday, Aug. 1, that LB Rolando McClain is the team's starting middle linebacker, hinting that free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) would have to change positions if he signed with the team.

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Redskins | Schedule to meet with two FAs

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 11:25:11 -0700

The Washington Redskins are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahawks) and CB Kelvin Hayden (Colts) this week.

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Raiders | Will meet with Lofa Tatupu

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 11:04:19 -0700

The Oakland Raiders are scheduled to meet with free-agent LB Lofa Tatupu (Seahwks) Monday, Aug. 1.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu released

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:56:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Seattle Seahawks have released LB Lofa Tatupu.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu to be released

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 08:58:15 -0700

The Seattle Seahawks requested LB Lofa Tatupu to take a cut in pay. He, in turn, requested his release. The Seahawks plan to cut him.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu undergoes surgery on both knees

Thu, 27 Jan 2011 14:28:48 -0800

Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (knees) underwent arthroscopic surgery on both of his knees Thursday, Jan. 27, according to Adam Schefter, of ESPN.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu practice update

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 18:35:47 -0800

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (head) was able to practice Friday, Jan. 14, because Seattle practiced without helmets or hitting, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil. Tatupu will probably be a game-time decision, though he's likely to play. He has started every game at middle linebacker for Seattle this year.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu questionable for playoff game

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:42:59 -0800

Updating a previous report, Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (concussion) is listed questionable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game, reports Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu not cleared to play yet

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:17:53 -0800

Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (concussion) has not been cleared to play in the team's Divisional Round playoff game, but head coach Pete Carroll said Tatupu has a good chance to play in the game, reports The Associated Press. Tatupu participated in practice Friday, Jan. 14, after sitting out practice Thursday, Jan. 13.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu expected to be cleared

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 20:30:24 -0800

Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (concussion) must still be cleared before playing in the team's Divisional Round game against the Chicago Bears this weekend, according to The Associated Press. Head coach Pete Carroll thinks it is "favorable" that Tatupu will be cleared and play against the Bears.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu misses practice

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 15:48:07 -0800

Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (concussion) missed practice Wednesday, Jan. 12, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu dealing with head injury

Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:38:49 -0800

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Monday, Jan. 10, that LB Lofa Tatupu (head) is expected to practice later this week, reports Clare Farnsworth, of Seahawks.com. Tatupu suffered a head injury in the NFC wild-card game Saturday, Jan. 8, and was unable to return.

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Seahawks | Lofa Tatupu suffers concussion

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 12:32:04 -0800

Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (concussion) suffered a concussion in the team's Wild Card playoff game, according to Eric Williams, of The Tacoma News Tribune.

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Seahawks | Two probable for Week 17

Fri, 31 Dec 2010 14:57:55 -0800

Seattle Seahawks LB Lofa Tatupu (knee) and PK Olindo Mare (back) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 31. Both are listed as probable for Week 17 and are expected to play.

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Seahawks | Two practice fully Thursday

Thu, 30 Dec 2010 17:19:13 -0800

Seattle Seahawks PK Olindo Mare (back) and LB Lofa Tatupu (knee) both practiced fully Thursday, Dec. 30, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

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Seahawks | Four miss practice Wednesday

Wed, 29 Dec 2010 15:21:29 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck (hip), PK Olindo Mare (back), WR Brandon Stokley (head) and LB Lofa Tatupu (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 29.

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Seahawks | Four practice Friday

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 15:18:24 -0800

Seattle Seahawks DL Chris Clemons (ankle), LB Lofa Tatupu (knee), C Chris Spencer (shoulder) and CB Marcus Trufant (back) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 24, and are probable for Week 16. All are expected to play.

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Seahawks | Three practice fully

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 16:54:03 -0800

Seattle Seahawks DL Chris Clemons (ankle), LB Lofa Tatupu (knee) and C Chris Spencer (shoulder) all practiced fully Thursday, Dec. 23, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

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Seahawks | Six miss Wednesday practice

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 17:19:10 -0800

Seattle Seahawks DL Junior Siavii (neck), LB Lofa Tatupu (knee), CB Marcus Trufant (back), LB Will Herring (hamstring), DL Chris Clemons (ankle) and C Chris Spencer (shoulder) all missed practice Wednesday, Dec. 22, reports The Seattle Times' Danny O'Neil.

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