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5 things Falcons need to get back to the Super Bowl

The Atlanta Falcons were minutes away from defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI to bring home the franchise’s very first Lombardi Trophy. They had it in the bag. But then, in what felt like the blink of an eye, the wheels came off and the Falcons were left in shattered pieces on the turf at NRG Stadium.For the Patriots, it was a historic and legendary comeback. For...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Martellus Bennett, Dwight Freeney Get Facemasks Locked Up During Super Bowl LI

The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons were locked in a battle for the Lombardi Trophy during the third quarter of Super Bowl LI, literally. While the Patriots were trailing 28-3 during the third quarter, Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett and Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney got their facemasks locked together. That’s not something you see every game. The Patriots...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Super Bowl LI stars who could play elsewhere in 2017

The 2016 NFL season is nearly a done deal with only the Super Bowl left to play. It is always a high note for a player to end the year after achieving conference championship status.This is particularly key for certain players slated to enter free agency or become the potential subject of a trade. It also helps if said players perform at a high level on the game’s grandest of stages...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney is not a fan of the Super Bowl bye week

For the third time in his career, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney is preparing to play in the Super Bowl. To put it mildly, he’s not a fan of waiting so long to play.In fact, Freeney can’t stand the two-week buildup to the Super Bowl. He bluntly said that “I think the process honestly sucks” before elaborating.“Because you’re waiting two weeks,” he said...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney on Tom Brady: ‘I try to hate the guy, but I can’t’

At times, it seems as though the list of NFL players not on the New England Patriots payroll who like Tom Brady is small. But if nothing else, we know that the list does include Super Bowl LI opponent and longtime rival, Dwight Freeney. “The thing is, I try to hate the guy, but I can’t because he is a good guy,” Freeney, per Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk. “I know...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
28 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
August 02, 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
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