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Dwight Freeney impressed the San Diego Chargers during his visit that they’re willing to change their defensive scheme for him. While I don’t think the Chargers would completely change their scheme for the aging vet, I do think it makes it more likely he’ll have a home soon.
First-year San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy seemed impressed with free-agent defensive end Dwight Freeney during his San Diego visit, and he said the team will certainly design its defensive scheme to accommodate him if it can sign him.
The Chargers use a 3-4 base defense and the 33-year-old Freeney was less effective in that alignment in his final season with the Indianapolis Colts, where he moved to outside linebacker. (ESPN)
Freeney did have five sacks in 2012 so he proved he could still be an effective pass rusher but only if used right. The Colts 3-4 scheme wasn’t the right fit. Ironically, the Chargers also are going to run a 3-4 scheme so you’d assume Freeney has no interest in playing for...
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Dwight Freeney is still without an NFL home and if you ask his parents, they have differing views on where he should play next. Dwight Freeney's father, Hugh, has said that he would prefer his son to play this season with the New England Patriots. Freeney has visited with the Patriots earlier in the offseason, but with Freeney's main concern being money, it's unlikely...
Dwight Freeney’s father Hugh was on SiriusXM NFL Radio and said his son would love to play for the New York Giants, but “they’re broke.”
Well the Giants could afford to pay Freeney, but he would have to accept a contract that’s worth the veteran minimum and I don’t think he’s going to do that.
If the Giants were going to sign Freeney, they should have just kept Osi...
The San Diego Chargers agreed Saturday to a two-year deal with aging star pass rusher Dwight Freeney that could be worth $13.35 million.
The deal to bring Freeney to the Chargers came four days after outside linebacker Melvin Ingram tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in a padless practice.
The addition of Freeney also helps cushion the loss of outside linebackers...
I hope Freeney does well, but it is my experience, that once speed pass rushers get old, they lose it quickly and I wouldn’t expect much out of Freeney this year.
Per a source with knowledge of the deal, Freeney’s two-year contract with the Chargers carries a base value of $8.75 million.
The deal pays $5.25 million in 2013, via a $3.25 million signing bonus, $1.5 million in guaranteed...
Dwight Freeney has a new contract with the San Diego Chargers, and he didn't do bad for himself in free agency.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that Freeney and the Chargers have agreed to a contract with a base value of $8.75 million over the course of two years.
The deal will pay up to $5.25 million in 2013, $3...
Dwight Freeney was struggling to find a team that would allow him to continue to flourish as a pass rusher. Then San Diego Chargers stud pass Melvin Ingram tore his ACL, and things turned around for Freeney.
Ian Rapoport is reporting that Freeney and the Chargers have an agreement in place for a two-year deal according to sources.
Freeney, Chargers reach agreement in principle...
According to SportsCenter and Ian Rapoport, Dwight Freeney has agreed to a 2 year deal with the Chargers.
This comes after Freeney met with the Chargers on Thursday and Friday. Your thoughts?
ESPN & Media reports: Former Colts DE Dwight Freeney agrees to 2-year deal with Chargers. The 7-time pro bowler has 107.5 career sacks.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter...
The San Diego Chargers announced yesterday that outside linebacker
Melvin Ingram suffered a torn ACL, an injury that could end his season.
Considering San Diego is thin at the position, they are reportedly scrambling
to add a pass rusher. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports that the Chargers are now
“very interested” in Indianapolis Colts free agent Dwight Freeney, as the sides
It’s been over two months since free agency started and seven-time Pro Bowler Dwight Freeney has finally found a new home.
Freeney is “nearing a deal” with the San Diego Chargers, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. Freeney has been with the Indianapolis Colts his entire career since being drafted No. 11 overall in the 2002 NFL draft.
Freeney has 107 1/2 career sacks...
Finally after spending last season unhappy and unable to adjust to a new defensive scheme, Indianapolis Colts veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney will now be calling San Diego home.It has been reported by the Chargers that Freeney will receive a two-year contract worth $8.75 million, and will be playing in the same defensive scheme with them that he could not adjust to last season...
According to a source that spoke to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport today, former Colts DE Dwight Freeney has agreed in principle to a deal that will send him to sunny San Diego.
The seven-time pro bowler played his first 10 years in the league with Indianapolis and acquired 107 1/2 career sacks with the team, but was told the team wouldn’t re-sign him in February of this year, seemingly...
Dwight Freeney was in San Diego visiting with the Chargers this week, but his father wants to see him in New England.
Hugh Freeney discussed his son’s NFL future and the prospect of playing for the Patriots, during an interview on Adam Schein‘s radio show on Sirius XM on Thursday. He addressed some of Dwight’s possible landing spots and even mentioned that he would “love”...
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Dwight Freeney is going to the Chargers.
Somehow, Caleb TerBush signed an NFL contract.
So now, apparently, the Charlotte Bobcats are becoming the Hornets again. That’s fun. Bring back Muggsy Bogues.
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