FRISCO – A Week 10 matchup with the Atlanta Falcons coming to city on Sunday to face the Dallas Cowboys crew?
Damontae Kazee insists there isn’t a particular motivation to play towards his outdated Falcons crew.
Damontae Kazee is probably going fibbing.
“Nah, nah,” Kazee stated throughout a go to with the DFW media right here inside The Star. “On to the subsequent. Can’t get mad. That’s life. It is a enterprise on the finish of the day.”
Sure, however …
“The one factor I bear in mind in Atlanta is me getting harm and me getting kicked out of rehab,” the beginning security stated. “That’s all I bear in mind.”
Kazee’s accusation is a severe one.
He sustained a torn Achilles tendon in Week 4 of the 2020 season. Kazee claims Atlanta, in deciding to not hold him in 2021, additionally de-invited him from rehabbing on the Falcons facility.
“They let me go,” Kazee stated. “They advised me I can’t do rehab up there no extra. It shocked me as a result of I believed I used to be going to complete my rehab up there. However it’s what it’s. The GM (new boss Terry Fontenot) stated to depart. So, I bought my stuff and left.”
Kazee initially joined the Falcons in 2017 as a fifth-round select of San Diego State. Over the course of 52 video games and 34 begins he totaled 199 tackles, 13 passes defensed and 5 pressured fumbles and in 2018 led the NFL with seven interceptions. He is been a full-time starter in Dallas, making negative headlines only for a recent DWI arrest.
Through the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons haven’t responded to the accusation, an alleged motion that’s an uncommon one.
Kazee’s signing with Dallas was pushed by Dan Quinn, fired final 12 months because the Atlanta head coach and now the defensive coordinator of the 6-2 Cowboys. Quinn, like Kazee (and like one other ex-Falcon, Keanu Neal) insists there isn’t a grudge.
“I’ve nice recollections for there and I all the time will and I feel a number of the actually cool issues that we achieved there,” Quinn stated. “However you guys saw the performance (in last week’s Dallas loss to the Broncos), so there isn’t a time to take a stroll down Reminiscence Lane. We bought some shit to repair.”
Added Kazee: “We simply want to fret about us over right here. The one folks in entrance of us that may beat us is us. That’s all we have to fear about.”
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