Former Atlanta pass rusher Dwight Freeney said Falcons coach Dan Quinn was interested in signing him before Freeney signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Oct. 24.
So what stood in his way of returning to Atlanta?
Dave Softy Mahler of 950 KJR in Seattle reported Thursday that Freeney said the Falcons dragged their feet for six to seven weeks so the defensive end chose Seattle.
Freeney told us Dan Quinn showed interest in bringing him back to Atlanta but the Falcons dragged their feet 6-7 weeks, So he signed here— Dave Softy Mahler (@Softykjr) November 1, 2017
At the end of last season, Freeney’s 15th in the NFL, the Falcons did not sign him to a new contract.
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