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Yesterday we talked about the possibility of adding Mario Williams.
Based on reports from profootballtalk.com, there could be a shot that Dwight Freeney may also be available.
After signing Robert Mathis to a four-year, $36-million deal, the Colts may not be able to afford Freeney's $19.035-million cap hit in 2012.
Combined with the whole Peyton Manning fiasco, it may be time for the Colts to move on from Freeney and his big contract as the team enters rebuilding mode.
If Indianopolis plans to cut or trade the seven-time Pro Bowler, would the Patriots be interested?
I think so.
Belichick certainly has familarity with the 2005 Defensive Player of the Year as the Pats have faced Freeney nine times during his career. The 6-foot-1, 268-pounder has four sacks in that span, which is more impressive considering he usually commands a constant double team.
Although Freeney posted only 8.5 sacks in 2011, he should still have a few great years left before he moves to a more s...
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INDIANAPOLIS, March 5— If the Chiefs last heroics with WR Dwayne Bowe felt like a case of last second clock punching, the Colts were not to be out done.
At various times of the day, we got word that Pro Bowl defensive end Robert Mathis was going to get the franchise tag.
Please click the link below to read the rest of this story and watch analysis footage on Robert Mathis.
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers have assigned an unknown price that they would be willing to pay in order to sign defensive end/linebacker Mario Williams.
The Chargers know they need to improve their pass rush this offseason, and Williams would certainly help them get off the field on third downs. The only problem is that there will likely be...
There are going to be some major changes coming for the Indianapolis Colts in 2012, and one of those changes could include DE Dwight Freeney moving on through free agency or a trade. Yesterday, the Colts gave fellow DE Robert Mathis a new four-year deal, with $17 million of that deal coming this year alone. Now, the Indianapolis Colts need to decide how much rebuilding...
Crazy thought for the day: If Houston defensive end Mario Williams becomes a free agent, would the Philadelphia Eagles go after him?
I’ve been watching the Texans and how they handle the situation with Arian Foster and Mario Williams. My thinking was that there wouldn’t be any chance that either would hit the free agent market, especially Foster.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter was asked whether or not he believes the New England Patriots will go after Texans defensive end/linebacker Mario Williams once free agency begins.
Schefter gave his answer on his ESPN blog.
“It’s usually not the Patriot Way to pour their resources into one marquee player such as Williams,” wrote Schefter. “He would be great in their system, and the...
Jason LaCanfora has crossed with me and I am not sure if I can just let this one slide. After years of learning to temper my football expectations, I mentally accepted that the monstrous Mario Williams would not play for Atlanta. Williams has been linked to Seattle and New England, but not to Atlanta. The elite pass rusher will likely bring sacks to another team for years....
Many were shocked when the Texans drafted Mario Williams No. 1 overall in 2006. Williams avoided the franchise tag on Monday and this time no one will question his place in the pecking order.
Teams are not allowed to begin signing free agents until March 13th, and contacting them before that time would be considered tampering. With that said, Houston Texans free agent defensive end Mario Williams is in Denver this evening, which could meaning nothing — but we’ll throw it out there.
Mario Williams in at the Nuggets game.So is David Stern.
— Colin Daniels (@southstands303...
Now that teams are done handing out the franchise tag, free agency is just around the corner and this season should be another exciting season for free agency. There hasn’t been much to do in the last few weeks besides look at sportsbook reviews. Good thing free agency is ready to get started next week as free agency begins March 12.
The biggest prize in free agency will be Mario...
It would be nice to have Flo around with her "name your price" gun locked and loaded...we could have her point it at some desirable Free Agent prospects that are still out there. She could help me get a better feel for what the Eagles should or could pay for some guys.You know Flo... the Progressive Insurance girl...she's the one who makes viewers either want to befriend...
Many pundits were astonished when the Texans passed on Reggie Bush to draft Mario Williams with the No. 1 overall pick in 2006. Williams avoided the franchise tag on Monday and this time when he hits the open market as a free agent, no one questions his place in the pecking order, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Mario Williams is the piece the New England Patriots have been missing since Willie McGinest. The failed Adalius Thomas experiment seemed to douse Bill Belichick’s desire for that dominating hybrid linebacker, choosing to use more moving parts than just one.
However, having the franchise tag open for the one player they would rather not loose in Wes Welker and the fact that they...