Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) tries to avoid the tackle by New Orleans Saints cornerback Ken Crawley (46) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Photo: Butch Dill/AP
Photo: Butch Dill/AP

Sports figures congratulate Devonta Freeman on his new contract

The Atlanta Falcons and Devonta Freeman reached an agreement on a five-year, $41.25 million contract Wednesday. 

Sports figures took to Twitter to congratulate Freeman on his contract:

The Falcons travel to Miami for a preseason game Thursday. 

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