Weatherspoon activated, Baker to IR, Rashad Butler, Sean Locklear auditioned

The Atlanta Falcons activated linebacker Sean Weatherspoon from injured reseve-designated to return from a foot injury.

They cut linebacker Thomas Howard. He played two games with them.

They placed offensive tackle Sam Baker on injured reserve and will have knee surgery.

Lamar Holmes will start in his place.

The Falcons worked out veteran offensive linemen Sean Locklear and Rashad Butler, according to league sources.

Neither was immediately signed to a contract.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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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