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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
August 02, 2016  |  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
August 02, 2016  |  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
July 27, 2016  |  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

Dwight Freeney sounds off on guns and NFL players

Free agent pass rusher Dwight Freeney isn’t afraid to tell his fellow NFL players how it is. Days after Denver Broncos corner Aqib Talib was involved in a situation that led to him being shot, Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman caught up with Freeney. The future Hall of Famer didn’t hold back when discussing the topic of guns and their impact on off-field incidents surrounding...
Via Sportsnaut
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

How is Dwight Freeney still unemployed?

The front-seven-hungry Atlanta Falcons took a close look at a seven-time Pro Bowl pass-rusher this week, but they ultimately decided — as has the rest of the NFL at this point — not to sign him. And thus Dwight Freeney remains unemployed with training camps six weeks out. And that’s actually kind of remarkable. Because yes, Freeney is 36 years old. And yes, his best days are...
Via This Given Sunday
June 02, 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

Dwight Freeney seeking 'right situation' to continue career

By Jesse Reed Dwight Freeney was once one of the most feared defenders in the NFL during his tenure with the Indianapolis Colts. Now, at the age of 35, he’s still looking for work as training camps are set to open next week. His desire to play is still strong, however, as he expressed in an interview with Bill Polian and Alex Marvez on Sirius XM NFL Radio. “A lot of it...
Via Sportsnaut
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Freeney had a bigger impact than you think last season, ready to go for 2014

Two weeks ago Dwight Freeney was asked if he would be ready to go if he had a game this week. “Ya, absolutely, absolutely, I could definitely play.” Words from the veteran pass rusher entering his 13th season in the NFL rang loudly as the Chargers wrapped up OTAs last month. Entering training camp, Freeney could be the biggest difference maker on the defensive side of the ball...
Via cover32 - Chargers
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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