Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 2/22/13

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 06: Dwight Freeney #93 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates a defensive play against the Kansas City Chiefs during their AFC Wild Card Playoff Game January 6, 2007 at RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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 end, do it. Freeney had a c...
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