Round 1: Atlanta Picks OLB Sean Weatherspoon

With Selection 19 in Round 1, Atlanta selects OLB Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri. Learn more about this pick from Scout.com team and draft experts!

Player Sean Witherspoon - OLB - Missouri
Team Atlanta Falcons
Pick Round 1, Selection 19 (19 Overall)
Combine
Stats
Ht: 6-1   Wt: 239   Forty: 4.62   10-Yard: 1.6   20-Yard: 2.59   Shuttle:    Cone: 6.99   Bench Press: 34 Reps  
Scout
Ranking
#25 out of 550 overall
Flash Analysis

The Atlanta Falcons continued to build their defense with the addition of University of Missouri LB Sean Weatherspoon.

Weatherspoon's addition was needed because personnel evaluators said linebacker was a big weakness for the team last season.

Weatherspoon's speed is his greatest asset, but he's also great at diagnosing plays.

The talented defender fits in at WLB, but may be asked to compete for time at SLB this season.

- Adam Caplan
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