Found May 02, 2013 on
New Orleans Saints
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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 easy for him. Werner is a very good all around player who can rush the quarterback (12 sacks), and was impressive at containing the running game. It's actually a surprising part of his game. Werner would most likely start behind Erik Walden, but he has a good chance of taking over as the starter midseason, especially if Walden is not impressive. Werner will definitely see a lot of time, and at times could see the field more than Walden.3rd Round -- Hugh Thornton -- Offensive Guard -- IllinoisThe Colts' biggest need was the guard position. The Colts addressed that need by getting Thornton. Thornton i...
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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.
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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.
Remember when Dwight Freeney and John Abraham visited Foxborough?
Yeah, that was over a month and a half ago, and neither have found teams. The reason? Despite the fact that both are aging veterans past their prime, they are looking for big pay days.
This hasn't been the best off-season for players looking for that, even a lot of guys in their prime have had to settle for...
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...
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...