Richard Seymour would give Falcons a boost where they need it

The Atlanta Falcons basically swapped out released defensive end John Abraham with Osi Umenyiora when he was signed.

Now, they could make a move to upgrade their defensive line with a veteran likely interested in another shot at a Super Bowl.

John Manasso of Fox Sports South reports the Falcons are in contract talks with Richard Seymour, a four-time Pro Bowl performer. Seymour won three Super Bowls as a member of the New England Patriots but spent the last four seasons with the Oakland Raiders.

It would be a good match because Seymour, 33, played at Georgia and is training in the Atlanta area. Seymour has 57

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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