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Old 11-22-2017, 04:53 PM   #1
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Detroit lions claim dwight freeney

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2...reeney-waivers

The Detroit Lions have claimed former All-Pro defensive end Dwight Freeney off waivers to help with their struggling pass rush, the team announced.

The 37-year-old Freeney became available after the Seattle Seahawks waived him Tuesday following a four-game stint with the club where he had three tackles and three sacks.

The Lions will be the sixth team of Freeney's career -- and this will be the first time he has been on two teams in one season.

The claim also reunites Freeney with Jim Caldwell, who coached him in Indianapolis from 2009 to 2011. Freeney was a Pro Bowler in every season he played under Caldwell and a first-team All-Pro in 2009.



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Old 11-22-2017, 04:54 PM   #2
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Hmmm, 39 year old. Can't be worse than the pass rush we already exhibit I guess!

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Old 11-22-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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Man, if this was 10 years ago, I would be sporting wood over this news.

As is... our pass rush is so bad, it's a half chub.

Honestly, the guy still balls even at 39. Three games with the Seachickens, 3 sacks. I am really not sure why they cut him, but I've been hoping to see him in a Lions uni for a while now, so I'll take it.

Really, it can't be any worse than what we've been running out there, and it could be pretty good.
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Old 11-22-2017, 05:28 PM   #4
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Man, if this was 10 years ago, I would be sporting wood over this news.

As is... our pass rush is so bad, it's a half chub.

Honestly, the guy still balls even at 39. Three games with the Seachickens, 3 sacks. I am really not sure why they cut him, but I've been hoping to see him in a Lions uni for a while now, so I'll take it.

Really, it can't be any worse than what we've been running out there, and it could be pretty good.
I don't think he's eligible to play tomorrow
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Old 11-22-2017, 05:29 PM   #5
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37 years old, not 39, for what its worth

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Old 11-22-2017, 05:41 PM   #6
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No worse than any other pass rusher on the team
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Old 11-22-2017, 06:10 PM   #7
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If anything he brings experience. I like it.
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Old 11-22-2017, 06:26 PM   #8
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Shit, at this point I would take Lawrence Taylor. He's older than dirt, but he can probably still crack our starting lineup.
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Old 11-22-2017, 06:54 PM   #9
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He was making plays in Seattle
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Old 11-22-2017, 07:14 PM   #10
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37 years old, not 39, for what its worth
I had 37 originally, but for some odd reason if you search his espn stats it says 39.
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