Originally posted on The Saints Nation  |  Last updated 7/19/12
The latest rumor from a site that I have little trust in suggests the Colts may be looking to trade explosive defensive end Dwight Freeney, and the Saints are a possible landing spot. At first glance I kind of write off this article because "examiner.com" doesn't exactly sound like a place you want to go to get any kind of news. But the deal does make possible sense when you look at a number of factors:1. The Saints are losing Will Smith for 4 games2. They have weak depth at defensive end3. Spagnuolo loves to create pressure with his front four, and that is Dwight Freeney's stock in trade.4. Freeney's deal expires after this season, so he wouldn't count against the "cap hell" of 2013.Ok, so now that I concede this trade could make sense, we've talked about the Saints' cap woes, so my next question was simple - can the Saints fit Freeney within the 2012 cap? The Colts are starting anew and they've already blown up almost their entire roster. It's entirely conceivable they would t...
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