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Position
LB
 
Jersey
55
Name  John Abraham
Born  5/6/1978
Height  6-4
Weight  263
College  South Carolina
9/15/2014 4:14:00 PM
Description: Cardinals rush linebacker John Abraham has passed his concussion test and is expected to return to the team on Tuesday, according to Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910.
Insight: Abraham's status is up in the air for Week 3, but it appears he's not going to retire over this concussion.
 
9/10/2014 2:40:00 PM
Description: Cardinals rush linebacker John Abraham has left the team due to a concussion suffered in Monday's game, according to Adam Schefter.
Insight: Abraham's status is up in the air, both for this week and for the remainder of the season as this certainly isn't his first concussion.
 
1/20/2013 2:47:00 PM
Description: Atlanta defensive John Abraham will play in Sunday's NFC Championship game against the 49ers.
Insight: Abraham's status had been in question after he re-injured his ankle in last week's win versus the Seahawks. Abraham led the team with 10 sacks in the regular season.
 
1/14/2013 10:31:00 AM
Description: Falcons defensive end John Abraham reinjured his left ankle in the first half of Sunday's game versus Seattle and is questionable for the NFC Championship on Sunday against San Francisco.
Insight: Abraham left the game without recording a tackle. He's planning to rehab the injury and be ready for the 49ers, but we likely won't know until later in the week if he will be available.
 
1/13/2013 3:24:00 PM
Description: Falcons defensive end John Abraham reinjured his left ankle in the first half of Sunday's game versus Seattle. He's questionable to return.
Insight: Abraham left the game without recording a tackle. He's still in uniform on the sidelines so there's a chance we could see him back on the field later in the game.
 
1/11/2013 12:50:00 PM
Description: Atlanta defensive end John Abraham is probable for Sunday's NFC Divisional Playoff against Seattle. He's been dealing with an ankle injury and was a limited participant in practice.
Insight: Abraham had 10 sacks, six forced fumbles and 37 tackles this season.
 
12/30/2012 5:57:00 PM
Description: Atlanta defensive end John Abraham injured his ankle late in Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers.
Insight: It didn't look good but luckily the Falcons are off next week so perhaps Abraham will be back to full strength by the time the Falcons play again. If not, Lawrence Sidbury would likely start in his place.
 
8/2/2010 11:08:00 AM
Description: Falcons DL John Abraham said he trained more this offseason than in the past after coming off a dismal 5.5 sack 2009. SOURCE: ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION
Insight: Even though he is 32, Abraham is only two years removed from a 16.5 sack season back in 2008. With the renewed mindset, Abraham could have a bounce-back year.
 
2/1/2010 11:08:00 AM
Description: The Atlanta Journal Constitution speculates the Falcons need to do something to generate more pass rush next season.
Insight: Abraham had a disappointing 2009, with just 5.5 sacks after having 16.5 sacks in 2008. Atlanta has been mentioned as a possible landing spot for free agent-to-be DE Julius Peppers. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Questionable9/10/2009 1:26:00 PM
Description: According to ESPN SportsCenter, Abraham (knee) missed practice on Thursday.
Insight: Abraham was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice. His status for Sunday's game against Miami is unknown. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Steady7/15/2009 11:52:00 AM
Description: Abraham will not hold out, despite a report from the NFL Network that he had not fully participated in spring practices.
Insight: Team officials told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that neither the player nor his agent had approached them for a new deal. Abraham had a career high 16.5 sacks last year and was able to stay healthy last year by being on the field less. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/11/2009 5:14:00 PM
Description: Coming off of a 10 sack season in 2007, Abraham had 16.5 sacks last season for the Falcons
Insight: When healthy, Abraham remains one of the best pass rushers in the NFL. He should be considered a number one DL in all IDP formats. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/14/2008 12:47:00 PM
Description: As expected, DE John Abraham will be in the lineup today. (SportsBuff.com)
Insight:
 
Questionable12/12/2008 10:46:00 PM
Description: Abraham has been limited in practice all week by a thigh injury and is officially listed as questionable. He has said he'll play, though.
Insight: Abraham has also been hampered by a shoulder stinger recently and faces a Bucs offense this week that doesn't allow many sacks. He's not a great play this week, though there are certainly worse ones. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/10/2008 7:50:00 PM
Description: Abraham did not participate in practice on Wednesday with a thigh injury.
Insight: Abraham is expected to play against the Buccaneers on Sunday and remains a solid IDP option in all formats. (SportsBuff.com)
 
11/30/2008 9:26:00 AM
Description: Despite suffering a mild concussion last week, John Abraham has promised that he?ll play today. (SportsBuff.com)
Insight:
 
Questionable11/27/2008 11:20:00 AM
Description: Abraham suffered a stinger last week against Carolina but is expected to play against the Chargers on Sunday.
Insight: Abraham has 12 sacks this season and has become a must-start IDP option. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Questionable11/21/2008 5:29:00 PM
Description: Abraham was limited in practice all week with a neck injury and is listed as questionable.
Insight: We'll track his situation, but the practice limitations seem precautionary. Expect Abraham to play, though he draws a tough matchup. (SportsBuff.com)
 

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