Special thanks to former New Media Intern Vance (back in town to help for the weekend) for finding the perfect rallying cry for Sean Weatherspoon’s arrival in Atlanta.
Of course, it’s already taken.
Judging from the FalconsLIFE Message Boards, fans are thrilled to have a reason to scream “Spoon!” for the former Missouri linebackers (I can just hear the chant in the Georgia Dome now after a big hit… “SPOOOOON!”).
But what does the media have to say?
Falcons still need linemen (and Weatherspoon video-palooza), Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Already talking about the rest of the draft? Well, I guess that’s what you get when it’s a three-day process.
In MU’s Weatherspoon, Falcons hit their target, Kansas City Star
This is the pick the Falcons had in mind for a while.
Weatherspoon to compete for starting job, Rotoworld.com
Perhaps a little premature, but draft picks certainly add competition.
Falcons select Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Falcons made this pick, calling Weatherspoon at 9:32 p.m. and not using the allotted 10 minutes to make a selection.
The Impact: Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, The New York Times
Judge how big of an impact Weatherspoon will make by learning what he leaves behind.