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Falcons 'confident' they'll get deal done with Devonta Freeman

The defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons opened training camp on Wednesday with a ton of confidence. This remains one of the most talent-laden rosters in the NFL. And despite a meltdown against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl last February, Atlanta should be right there with the top teams in the NFL.Though, there’s one dark cloud hanging over the Falcons as they open...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman’s agent meets with Falcons, no extension yet

The Atlanta Falcons have expressed confidence that they will be able to sign running back Devonta Freeman to a contract extension, but there must be something standing in the way of a deal.Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Wednesday that he has “no update” on where the team is at with Freeman’s contract negotiations. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that Freeman’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman’s agent leaves Atlanta without a deal

Devonta Freeman’s been talking about a new contract since before the Super Bowl. The Falcons have been talking about giving their leading rusher one before training camp. It doesn’t appear to be going well. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, Freeman’s agent was in Atlanta negotiating with the team, but has left town…
Via Pro Football Talk
11 hours ago

Falcons still focused on long-term deal for Devonta Freeman before camp

The Atlanta Falcons and running back Devonta Freeman are still hoping to come to terms on a contract extension prior to the start of training camp. Dimitroff shared his perspective on these negotiations.“I’ve always said that I think it’s going to be a fairly expeditious negotiation, but you never know,” Dimitroff said, according to the team’s official website. “I would...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons ‘confident’ they will sign Devonta Freeman to extension

Devonta Freeman is entering the final season of his rookie deal with the Atlanta Falcons, but the running back may not have to worry about his contract situation for much longer.ESPN’s Diana Russini reports that the Falcons are “confident” they will be able to sign Freeman to a long-term extension by the start of training camp Freeman has rushed for over 1,000 yards in each...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Falcons GM ‘confident’ Devonta Freeman extension will get done

Devonta Freeman has affirmed himself as one of the NFL’s marquee running backs, and it sounds like his Atlanta Falcons are ready to pay him as such.Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff appeared on SiriusXM Radio’s “Schein on Sports” on Friday and spoke optimistically about extension talks with the two-time Pro Bowler.“Like I’ve said before, we want him here and he’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman wants to be ‘real disrespectful’ to defenders this season

Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman is not planning to show much respect during the 2017 NFL season, and he means that in the best way possible.Freeman, who is entering the final year of his rookie contract, told reporters on Tuesday that his goal is to be more physical.“Little things like breaking arm tackles, running through — I feel like I could get better helping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman on Super Bowl loss: ‘Like a scar you’ll see forever’

The Atlanta Falcons are now far removed from their Super Bowl LI meltdown against the New England Patriots. The players have moved on to off-season workouts, vacations and spending time with their families.In no way does this mean that members of the Falcons will soon forget about the team blowing a 25-point lead on the game’s grandest stage. It will stick with them forever, as...
Via Sportsnaut
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Is Atlanta RB Devonta Freeman an NFL MVP candidate?

Five weeks into the 2015 season and there’s perhaps no bigger surprise than the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta is off to a 5-0 start after winning just six games a season ago. One of the biggest reasons for the Falcons’ surprising start is second-year running back Devonta Freeman. The Falcons finished just 24th in the NFL in rushing last season and had big concerns at the running...
Via This Given Sunday
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman is scoring touchdowns at a historic rate

Not since 2005 has an NFL running back scored as many touchdowns in the first quarter of the season as Devonta Freeman, who now has seven rushing touchdowns in four games for the Atlanta Falcons. Almost all his production has occurred in the past two games. Against both the Dallas Cowboys in Week 3 and then again on Sunday against the Houston Texans, Freeman scored three touchdowns...
Via Sportsnaut
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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