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Quinn on Freeney: We havent talked about playing

Quinn on Freeney: We havent talked about playing
Published On: Tue, Jun 06
Jan 30, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Falcons defensive end Dwight Freeney (93) during Super Bowl LI Opening Night at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he has talked to former defensive end Dwight Freeney, but noted that the team is committed to evaluating the current players on the 90-man roster on Tuesday.

Quinn also noted that he has talked to other former players, too.

I havent even found out if hes ready to play yet, Quinn said. I know he was pretty committed to golf. Hes such a competitor. But our conversations havent been about playing.

When we drafted (Takkarist McKinley), that was someone I wanted him to connect with. But we havent talked about playing. If he does (bring it up), he knows were going down the line of looking at our team here first.

Freeney, a future Hall of Famer, previously said he wants to continue playing.

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