Sean Weatherspoon to miss season

Updated: June 11, 2014, 6:20 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

The Atlanta Falcons announced starting linebacker Sean Weatherspoon ruptured his Achilles tendon Tuesday and will be out for the 2014 season.

Weatherspoon, who had been held out of organized team activities while recovering from a knee injury, was limited to drills on a side field during practice. He was not visible to the media during Tuesday's session. The team said he was running with the medical staff when the injury occurred.

"We sent Sean to the doctor for some additional ...

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