According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Denver Broncos have missed their chance to acquire DE John Abraham, who signed with the Atlanta Falcons on Friday afternoon:
Falcons reached agreement with DE John Abraham on a three-year deal.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 16, 2012
The Broncos were rumored to be in the hunt for Abraham, who has played the last seven years with the Falcons. Abraham, a 12-year NFL veteran, turns 34 this May. He has accrued 112.0 sacks in his time split between the Atlanta and the New York Jets.
In 2011, Abraham started 15 games and hassled quarterbacks to the tune of 9.5 sacks. The versatile defender has average 0.7 sacks per game and 9 and 1/3 sacks per season.
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