Description: The Atlanta Falcons reached agreement with linebacker Stephen Nicholas on a five-year deal, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Insight: Nicholas' deal includes $6 million in guaranteed money, with an overall value of $17.5 million.
2/8/2011 11:09:00 AM
Description: A free agent this offseason, LB Stephen Nicholas said he may be interested in playing for the Lions.
SOURCE: DETROIT FREE PRESS
Insight: Nicholas finished 2010 with 72 tackles and an interception, while holding off rookie Sean Weatherspoon for the starting job. An athletic linebacker who can cover tight ends, Nicholas would be an upgrade at the strong-side spot in Detroit.