Former New Orleans Saints inside linebacker Jonathan Vilma is visiting the Atlanta Falcons, according to a league source.
The Falcons have a glaring need at linebacker since Sean Weatherspoon is out for the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon.
Vilma played just a dozen snaps last season before being placed on injured reserve.
Vilma had been on injured reserve-designated to return after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, which has caused him problems for years.
Since 2011, he's had four knee surgeries on his left knee.
Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider
Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.
Check out our partners at TiqIQ for the best deals on all games on the 2014 NFL schedule.
OCT 30 Seth Schwartz
From the NFL to the CFL to the WFL and the USFL, Johnnie Walton's career was one for the ages.
OCT 28 Jeff Fedotin
Hated on by fans, San Diego’s quarterback is having an MVP-caliber year.
OCT 26 Joel Corry
The Tampa Bay defensive tackle cashes in for $95.2 million.