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Back strain will keep Dwight Freeney out against Dolphins

The Falcons will be getting linebacker Vic Beasley back in the lineup on Thursday night against the Dolphins after Beasley missed the team’s last game because of a shoulder injury. Another player they hope will be part of an improved pass rush this season won’t be in the lineup for the third exhibition game of…
Via Pro Football Talk
18 hours ago

Freeney to miss Dolphins’ game with back strain 

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney walks off the field after an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Cleveland. The Falcons won 24-13. (David Richard/AP) ORLANDO — Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney to be held out of tonight’s game with a slight back strain, according to coach Dan Quinn. It’s a precautionary move...
Via AJC's Atlanta Falcons Blog
18 hours ago

Dwight Freeney Sidelined for Falcons at Dolphins

The Falcons take on the Dolphins tonight at Camping World Stadium, and here’s a look at who you will and won’t see taking the field at 8 p.m.
Via AtlantaFalcons.com
20 hours ago

Freeney, Neal set to make preseason debuts for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Veteran Dwight Freeney and rookie Keanu Neal, newcomers who carry big expectations on Atlanta's defense, are expected to make their preseason debuts against Cleveland on Thursday night. Freeney, the defensive end, was held out of last week's preseason opener against Washington after reaching a deal with the team early this month. Neal, the team's first...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Freeney to sign one-year deal with Falcons

No team has had fewer sacks (73) over the last three seasons than the Atlanta Falcons. Dwight Freeney has more sacks than all but three active players in the NFL. On Tuesday, the Falcons agreed to sign the veteran pass-rusher to a one-year deal, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported. DE Dwight Freeney is schedule to fly Thursday to Atlanta to sign a one-year deal with Falcons, per source...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Freeney signing with Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons, desperately seeking help for their pass rush, are reportedly signing veteran Dwight Freeney to give them a boost in this department. Benjamin Albright of CBS Sports was the first to report this, with Ian Rapoport of NFL Media following shortly behind him with this information: Veteran pass-rusher Dwight Freeney will sign with the #Falcons, source said. He...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys have ‘no interest’ in Freeney, Hardy

The Dallas Cowboys are not looking at veteran options to help aid their suspension-depleted pass-rush. According to Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN, the Cowboys—who saw the four-game suspension for defensive end Randy Gregory grow to 10 games this week—still have “no interest” in veteran pass-rushers Dwight Freeney or Greg Hardy. “The Cowboys want to see what they have in...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Freeney: Teams are overlooking him: ‘I’m the anomaly’

Dwight Freeney is still looking for a job. Because of his age, the free agent defensive end may not find one with an NFL team. As you might expect, Freeney still believes he can bring it. Freeney recently told Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report that he is “95 percent” sure he will continue playing in 2016. That is, of course, if NFL teams would stop obsessing over younger players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney is '95 percent' sure he is playing in 2016

Free agent pass-rusher Dwight Freeney remains confident that he’ll be playing for an NFL team come the start of the 2016 season. “I’m going to play again next year,” Freeney said, via Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. “It’s 95 percent. But I can’t see that 5 percent happening.” Over just 11 regular-season games with the Arizona Cardinals last season, Freeney registered...
Via The Sports Daily
June 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell: Freeney’s sack to win game a ‘championship play’

When the Arizona Cardinals needed a huge defensive play on Thursday night, an accomplished veteran signed in October went back to his signature move to provide the dagger. Dwight Freeney—a 35-year-old with over 100 career sacks—flew up field and spun inside, leaving left tackle Matt Kalil in the dust before strip-sacking quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and finishing off Arizona’s...
Via The Sports Daily
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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