Veteran and likely future Hall of Famer Dwight Freeney is meeting with the Seattle Seahawks today as he is on the verge of returning to the NFL. Meanwhile, the Miami Dolphins have parted ways with a former starting cornerback Byron Maxwell in order to make room to add a quarterback. Finally, the Atlanta Falcons brought back an old face to help beef up their linebacking core.

Dwight Freeney to Seattle?

As first reported by Sports Radio 950 KJ, 37-year-old free agent defensive end Dwight Freeney is meeting with the Seattle Seahawks today. With starter Cliff Avril out for the season and Michael Bennett dealing with a foot injury, the team has an open roster spot and needs to add help along their defensive line.

Last year, Freeney played 15 games with the Atlanta Falcons as a rotational player, recording 10 total tackles and three sacks. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that he will be taking a physical with the team today, meaning that they could sign him if he passes.

Miami signs Fales, cuts Maxwell

The Miami Dolphins released cornerback Byron Maxwell after two-and-a-half seasons with the team.

Maxwell, along with starting linebacker Kiko Alonso, was acquired in March 2016 in a trade with the Eagles. He had been up and down in his time with the team but started all 13 games he played in last season.

This season he started the team's first two games but was promptly benched in favor of rookie third-round pick Cordrea Tankersley and has been inactive since week four.

With Maxwell being cut, this freed up a roster spot for the team to sign quarterback David Fales to serve as Matt Moore's backup.

Fales spent this past offseason with the Dolphins and was also with the Bears for three seasons when Adam Gase was there. The 27-year-old was selected in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL draft by Chicago out of San Jose State and has only thrown five passes in regular season action.

Falcons bring back Weatherspoon

The Atlanta Falcons have resigned former 2010 first-round pick, Sean Weatherspoon, as they deal with injuries at linebacker. Weatherspoon played with the team from 2010-14 but would miss the entire 2014 season due to a ruptured Achilles tendon. He then spent 2015 with the Cardinals before returning to the Falcons in 2016.

For his career, Weatherspoon has played in 65 games and started 44 of them. He has 338 total tackles, eight sacks, one forced fumbles, two fumbles recoveries, one interception and one defensive touchdown in his career.

He told ESPN that, “Returning to the home team means everything to me.”