Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 5/16/13
Freeney visited the Patriots about two months ago now. He still hasn't signed with a team. He recently visited with the Chargers as he continues to make his rounds around the NFL. We've thought all along that his high price tag was what was keeping him from joining with the Patriots. However, it appears that there might be something else holding him back according to his father. Though I would assume Hugh Freeney meant this in jest, so let's not get too worked up about it. Dwight Freeney’s father Hugh told Sirius XM that Dwight doesn’t like the Patriots because fans verbally abused his mother. — Nick Underhill (@Nick_Underhill) May 16, 2013 Dwight's father badly wants him to play in NE, though. — Nick Underhill (@Nick_Underhill) May 16, 2013 Dwight’s dad: “It’s all about money now, I guess.” — Nick Underhill (@Nick_Underhill) May 16, 2013 Hmm. Well, if it's all about money, and the money's even, I don't see why he wouldn't choose New England. Hopefully Freeney's father ...
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