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 low one year deals. So, why would an exception be made for some of these older guys?
Sensing that, Dwight Freeney for one has decided to lower his price.
Freeney requested $8 million annually is his initial contract talks with the Denver Broncos, according to the Denver Post. NFL Network's Michelle Beisner reported not long after that the Broncos remained hot on Freeney's trail, but were unwilling to meet his demands of $6 million annually.
Now that the 2013 NFL Draft is over, the Denver Post reports Freeney will settle for a deal similar to Osi Umenyiora's $8.5 million over two seas...