Dwight Freeney to Sign with Falcons: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

August 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It’s 2016, and linebacker Dwight Freeney just signed another new contract. That is a testament to his overall skill set and durability as he prepares for another season at the age of 36.
Freeney apparently showed enough with the Arizona Cardinals down the stretch of the 2015 campaign that the Atlanta Falcons are planning to sign him to a one-year deal on Thursday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. 
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network confirmed the news, adding he chose the Falcons over the Cincinnati Bengals. 
This signing comes after Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official website reported Atlanta had a visit with Freeney at the end of May, as it looked to add depth to a defense that finished dead last in the NFL with 19 sacks during the 2015 campaign.
The fact Arizona didn’t bring him back comes as something of a surprise considering Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said on a radio appearance after his team lost to the Carolina Pant...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments