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According to Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post, free agent DE/OLB Dwight Freeney has reportedly informed interested NFL teams that he willing to lower his asking price to what the Atlanta Falcons gave DE Osi Umenyiora.
Freeney was believed to be seeking as much as $8 million annually just a few weeks ago, but he appears to be willing to sign for just over $4 million per year, considering that Umenyiora received a two-year, $8.5 million contract from the Falcons.
It was assumed that Freeney’s market would pick up after the draft, but the Broncos elected to sign DE Shaun Phillips over the weekend. Phillips, 31, signed a one-year worth $1 million with another $1.2 million available through sack-based incentives.
This likely takes the Broncos out of the market for a defensive end and to make matters worse for guys like Freeney and John Abraham, the Dolphins also walked away with a new defensive end this weekend after the traded up for Oregon DE Dion Jordan.
The Patriots have shown interes...
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Colts first-round draft pick Bjoern Werner says he learned about the NFL by playing the popular Madden football video game.
It's proven a tough free agent market for veteran defensive lineman and linebackers, as several either remain unsigned or had to take significant pay cuts to reach new agreements. An example of this has been Indianapolis Colts free agent Dwight Freeney, who has been forced to lower his asking price since the offseason began, according to Jeff Legwold of The Denver Post.
Earlier this offseason, free agent defensive end Dwight Freeney was looking for $8 million per year.
Now that Freeney is still a free agent, it sounds like he’s willing to accept something similar to the two-year, $8.5 million contract Osi Umenyiora received from the Falcons.
Freeney has since told teams he wants a deal similar to Falcons’ Osi Umeniyora — $8.5 million over...
One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left.
According to Colts.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Colts have signed 9 rookie free agents.
Boston College tackle Emmett Cleary
Temple kicker Brandon McManus
As Colts P Pat McAfee put it: the “Bjoern Supremacy.” Indy’s 1st overall pick (#24), Bjoern Werner.
The 2013 NFL draft probably didn’t dazzle fans of the Indianapolis Colts the way they might have hoped.
It was a “build from the inside-out” philosophy that ruled this draft, as evidenced by the team’s first four picks. First off the board with the 24th overall selecetion...
The Colts had a nice draft, with some solid players that could be impact players in the near future. 1st Round -- Bjoern Werner -- Defensive End / Outside Linebacker -- Florida StateA lot of people are saying that Werner will have a tough transition to stand up outside linebacker. Here's the thing, the guy is so athletic and so versatile that I bet you a switch would be quite...
The Indianapolis Colts have traded rush outside linebacker Jerry Hughes to the Buffalo Bills for inside linebacker Kelvin Sheppard. The Jerry Hughes era is done in Indianapolis. The disapointing first round pick has been shipped off to Buffalo and in return the Colts get a solid inside linebacker in Kelvin Sheppard. Hughes never fully developed with the Colts and never was able...
For today's installment of Choose Your Quarterback, we'll pit Andrew Luck vs. Eli Manning the Nos. 9 and 10 signal-callers in my rankings of the 32 presumed starting quarterbacks.
(That countdown will be updated soon.)
Here's a week-by-week fantasy breakdown of Manning vs. Luck ... just in case you're torn on which quarterback offers better value in Round 3:
Who the hell is Jerry Hughes? Beats the crap out of me. Although, I was pretty disappointed with myself in not knowing he was a former 1st round pick. What kind of blogger am I? I guess one who doesn't follow the Colts all that much.
I'm pretty sure most readers don't know who he is as well, so, I reached out to Josh Wilson over at Stampede Blue (SB Nation...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent offensive lineman Winston Justice will be visiting with both the Browns and Steelers.
Former Colts and Eagles OT Winston Justice is visiting the Steelers today and is scheduled to go to Cleveland on Wednesday.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 29, 2013
Justice played for the Colts in 2012 after being traded to Indianapolis last...
The Buffalo Bills aren't finished tinkering with their linebackers this offseason.
Buffalo traded Kelvin Sheppard to the Indianapolis Colts for Jerry Hughes on Monday in a swap of linebackers two days after the NFL draft.
Sheppard, a 2011 second-round pick from LSU, has been inconsistent in two seasons in Buffalo. He had 138 tackles and two sacks in 31 games, including 24 starts...
The Buffalo Bills announced that they have sent LB Kelvin Sheppard to the Indianapolis Colts in return for LB Jerry Hughes.
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