ATLANTA — Dwight Freeney could hardly wait to get inside the Falcons' complex and meet his new team.
The NFL's No. 4 active leader in sacks arrived Thursday after passing his physical and signing a one-year contract.
"For the last few years now I've always looked at this team as having a lot of potential to do some great things," Freeney said. "They have a lot of talent, definitely offensively and defensively we're getting together now."
Atlanta hasn't had a marquee pass rusher since John Abraham left as a free agent after the 2012 season.
Second-year coach Dan Quinn called Freeney a few weeks ago to gauge his interest. Quinn saw Freeney as a...