Report: Lions claim Dwight Freeney off waivers

The Detroit Lions are bolstering their pass rush for the stretch run with a possible playoff berth at stake.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that the Lions have claimed Dwight Freeney off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks. The move reunites Freeney with Lions coach Jim Caldwell, who had him in Indianapolis.Freeney’s release from Seattle was a surprise — he’d collected three...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Seahawks waive seven-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney

In what has to be considered somewhat of a surprising move, the Seattle Seahawks announced on Tuesday that they have waived veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney.Freeney, 37, signed with Seattle back in October. And in four games with the team, the seven-time Pro Bowler recorded three sacks.With the injury to fellow veteran defensive end Cliff Avril, it’s surprising that the Seahawks...
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November 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney signs with Seahawks

Dwight Freeney’s NFL career is not over yet.Freeney tweeted on Tuesday that he is now a member of the Seattle Seahawks: Freeney, 37, worked out for the Seahawks on Tuesday. The veteran DE recorded eight sacks with Arizona in 2015 and three for Atlanta last season, and apparently he remained in playing shape.Seattle was in the market for another pass rusher after Cliff Avril was placed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Freeney to meet with Seahawks Tuesday

Looking to upgrade their pass rush with Cliff Avril being out of action, the Seattle Seahawks are turning their attention to Dwight Freeney.ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Freeney will meet with and take a physical for Seattle on Tuesday. Freeney most recently played with the Atlanta Falcons and was a member of their NFC Championship squad in 2016. He recorded three sacks...
Via Sportsnaut
October 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney set to meet with Seahawks, take physical

The Seattle Seahawks appear to have some genuine interest in free agent defensive end Dwight Freeney.KJR radio host “Softy” Mahler reported Monday that Freeney was set to meet with the Seahawks on Tuesday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter says Freeney will take a physical.Freeney was a dominant pass rusher for the Indianapolis Colts during the 2000s and still proved to be effective as a rotational...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Freeney wants to play in 2017

Dwight Freeney has the itch to give it another go, according to a report, and will become a free agent next week for his 16th NFL season. Freeney was with the Atlanta Falcons this past season, participating in 15 games and starting one during the regular season. He managed just three sacks during the regular season and logged one more in Super Bowl LI against Tom Brady in a losing...
Via Sportsnaut
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Tom Brady has more Super Bowl experience than entire Falcons roster

If experience is the most important factor in determining the outcome of a Super Bowl, the Atlanta Falcons may be screwed.New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be appearing in his seventh Super Bowl a week from Sunday. Brady already had more Super Bowl appearances than any quarterback in NFL history when he made his sixth two years ago, so the latest will separate him from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

‘Paid assassin’ Dwight Freeney calls Tom Brady ‘a cool dude’

Despite recently identifying himself as a “paid assassin,” Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney has a soft spot for Tom Brady. But it’s unlikely the longtime sackmaster will hold back against the New England Patriots quarterback in Super Bowl LI.When asked if he holds any grudges toward Brady given their lengthy history, Freeney expressed nothing but respect and admiration...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 25, 2017  |  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
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

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