For now, it’s the Panthers that have to deal with the rule, but the NFL would be wise to revise a policy that needlessly keeps a handful of rookies from learning and growing so that no more teams have to deal with it in the future.
Chad and Mike both live in Wisconsin — Chad in Eau Claire and Mike in Hudson.
Chad told ESPN, “[Mike] was closer, so he swung up to the airport and picked him up, and I met him on Highway 29 so my brother and I could keep each other awake.”
It wasn’t just a ride, either. Chad brought a pillow so that House could get some rest before Tuesday’s practice. That’s a good host.
When they got House to his car at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, House insisted the brothers follow him to the stadium. At that point, it was 3:30 in the morning, and OTAs were at 7:30 — but the trio made the drive anyway.
When they got to the stadium, they were able to go into the locker room. House signed shoes and gloves, and had the brothers take pictures with the team’s Super Bowl trophies.
“I’m planning to reach out to them here soon and hopefully we both believe they want me back and playing for them.”
There was some doubt whether Freeney would even play again in 2017 — let alone for the Falcons — at the start of the offseason. Falcons coach Dan Quinn told SiriusXM NFL Radio in early March he would be Cheap Jerseys In The US insistent upon Freeney participating in Atlanta’s offseason program if he did decide to return Cheap Goalie Jerseys Soccer for a 16th NFL campaign.