Dwight Freeney was surprised to find out that the franchise he expected he would retire with no longer wants him to be a part of the team. It is not because Freeney is overpriced either, because he was not expecting a lot, according to USA Today Freeney was caught off guard by the news.
"I'll be honest with you, I was surprised the way it happened. I figured they would offer me something low, and I would just accept it, go the last few years and retire a Colt and that would be it. That didn't happen," stated Freeney.
The strip-sacking defensive end was primarily professing interest in playing for a New York team, whether it is the Giants or the Jets. He said he likes Rex Ryan, but he also grew up a Giants fan, so either works. When asked about joining his arch-rival in the New England Patriots, he was very open and would "be honored" to play for Bill.
Should the Patriots show interest?
YES! If the Patriots can pay a small fee to get a good defensive...