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Dwight Freeney talking to Falcons about returning

Dwight Freeney talking to Falcons about returning
Published On: Fri, Jun 02
Jan 30, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney during Super Bowl LI Opening Night at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

Dwight Freeney said he wasnt going to make an immediate decision about returning to play in 2018 when asked about his plans in the days leading up to the Super Bowl, but it wasnt long before a report that he wanted to remain in uniform surfaced.

Freeneys name hasnt come up for much public discussion since that point, but there have been some talks. Freeney told Alex Marvez and Bill Polian of Sirius XM NFL Radio that he has spoken to the Falcons about another year in Atlanta and that he is optimistic that things will work out for a 16th season.

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