Veteran cuts are in full swing, and Indianapolis Colts
linebacker Dwight Freeney hopes he’s not among the casualties. Freeney told
Austin Knoblauch of NFL.com that he hopes to finish out his career with the
"It would be great to finish off my career as an
Indianapolis Colt," Freeney told NFL.com's Austin Knoblauch on Thursday.
"I've been there my whole career, and I don't know anything different. ...
Ideally, it would be great to stay there. But it is a business, so we'll see.”
Unfortunately for Freeney, there’s a good chance that he and
the Colts part ways this offseason. He didn’t handle the team’s transition to a
3-4 defense well last season, struggling in coverage as an outside linebacker and
only totaling five sacks.
While Freeney thinks he’ll be back, he’ll be turning 33 in
February and isn’t a clear fit in the team’s current defensive scheme. For
these reasons he may have to don another jersey if he hopes to continue his
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