5 things we learned from running back Devonta Freeman today

FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, a two-time Pro Bowler, plans to run with more authority next season.

Here are five things we learned from Freeman on Tuesday:

  1. MUSCLE: Devonta Freeman said he’s added about five pounds of muscle. He hope that allows him to break more tackles.
  2. ON SARK: He believes the new offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is a “player’s coach” and noted that he’s not expecting any changes to the offense.
  3. SUPER BOWL HANGOVER: Freeman admitted that he’s still trying to get over the Super Bowl loss and his key missed block on New England linebacker Donte Hightower in the game.
  4. CONTRACT UPDATE: He’s said he’s on the same page with team and that Uncle Luther Campbell doesn’t work for him. More on this later form Jeff Schultz.
  5. DYNAMIC DUO: Freeman said he felt that himself and Tevin Coleman were the best running back duo in the NFL.

Falcons running back Devonta Freeman speaking to the media on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (By D. Orlando Ledbetter/dledbetter@ajc.com)


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