• by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Eric Weems returning to Falcons with new deal

    Wide receiver Eric Weems has agreed to a new two-year contract with the Falcons, according to a report by ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure. Weems made $730,000 last season, when he had 10 catches for 102 yards and two touchdowns for the Falcons. He was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on March 10.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Falcons WR Eric Weems scores second TD of season

    Falcons wide receiver Eric Weems came down with his second touchdown of the season in his team's 30-14 victory over the Saints in Week 16. Weems hauled in a 3-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan in the second quarter. It was his only catch of the afternoon. Weems has 10 catches for 102 yards and two scores this season. He'll look to end the regular season on a high note against Carolina.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Falcons get offensive contributions on MNF

    The Falcons got a bunch of contributions in their 43-37 loss at Green Bay. Running back Jacquizz Rodgers ran three times for 20 yards and caught a 14-yard pass. Wideout Harry Douglas caught two of three targets for 11 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown. Rookie running back Devonta Freeman caught two passes for 10 yards, and receiver Eric Weems had a 5-yard touchdown reception. Fullback Patrick DiMarco had a 9-yard grab. They'll all play the Steelers in Week 15.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Falcons backup pass catchers do little Week 13

    The Falcons backup pass catchers did little Week 13 against the Cardinals. Levine Toilolo managed to haul in four balls, gaining 15 yards. He was the target of a 1 yard score from Matt Ryan in the first quarter. Devin Hester had just one catch, gaining 10 yards. He also gained 4 yards on a rushing attempt. Eric Weems pulled in two balls, but gained just 9 yards. They'll look for more Week 14 against the Packers.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Falcons backups get on the board Thursday

    The Falcons backups made an impact Thursday against the Buccaneers. With the team up by a ton, Atlanta started using their subs in the third quarter. Jacquizz Rodgers received five carries for 6 yards. Rodgers also caught a pass for 3 yards. Eric Weems seemed to be the biggest beneficiary, hauling in four passes for 69 yards. Fullback Patrick DiMarco gained 35 yards on three catches. Levine Toilolo also contributed, catching two passes for 25 yards. Courtney Roby picked up 11 yards on one reception. They'll take on the Vikings Week 4.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Eric Weems back with Atlanta; Jabin Sambrano waived

    The Falcons have signed Eric Weems and waived fellow wide receiver Jabin Sambrano. Weems was released by Chicago on Saturday. He played for five years with Atlanta and has 27 career receptions.

  • by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Bears terminate contract of WR/KR Eric Weems

    Following a less than spectacular start to the preseason, Eric Weems was released by the Bears on Saturday. Weems didn't have a catch but did fumble a kick return against the Jaguars earlier this week.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Report: Eric Weems to be released after refusing paycut

    Bears wide receiver Eric Weems refused to take a paycut and is expected to be released in the coming days, according to the Chicago Tribune on Thursday.Weems was due to earn $1 million in base salary this season with a $100,000 workout bonus. He caught just one pass for eight yards last season.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Bears get offensive contributions

    The Bears got a few minor offensive contributions in their blowout loss at Philadelphia. Among them, receiver Earl Bennett caught two of three targets for 12 yards and hauled in a 2-point conversion. Receiver Eric Weems caught one of two targets for 8 yards. They'll face the Packers in Week 17.

  • by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Weems doing well as receiver

    Bears kick returner Eric Weems has been doing well as a receiver in practice, says the Chicago Tribune. "He's consistent, much better than advertised," receivers coach Darryl Drake said. "Silently does it. Doesn't get noticed as much. He's proven he can be a good receiver as well as a special-teams player."