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With the Saints jumping in on the Freeney sweepstakes this week, things got a lot more complicated. So that leaves the Broncos, Patriots, Saints and Steelers as all apparent suitors for the services of Dwight Freeney. With so much interest, and with Dumervil inking a nice deal with the Ravens, it seems Freeney has a little bit of leverage and thus some salary demands.
Colleague @michellebeisner reported on Total Access that Freeney wants $6M/year. Makes sense, with Dumervil's range at $26M-$35M over 5.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 26, 2013
I've maintained all along that I wanted Dwight Freeney in New England, but at $6 million/year? I might think again.
I've also said when I see a list of three or more teams in on a player, I'll count the Patriots out. That plus the whole Tom Condon factor give the impression that Dwight Freeney won't be in New England this season. A shame especially when at one time New England was really seen as the major suitor. ...
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If the New Orleans Saints miss out of free agent cornerback
Nnamdi Asomugha, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com wouldn’t be surprised to see the team
target defensive end/outside linebacker Dwight Freeney.
Don't be surprised when #Saints emerge as a player for Dwight Freeney, especially if they miss on Nnamdi. Still trying to upgrade pass-rush
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 25, 2013...
The Denver Broncos are now targeting pass rusher Dwight
Freeney since free agent Elvis Dumervil signed with the Baltimore Ravens. Talks
haven’t progressed much recently, and while they’re not dead they are moving at
a slower pace, according to Michelle Beisner of NFL Network.
Beisner notes that Freeney is seeking a contract that pays
him $6 million per year, and he’s...
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay hinted several times last week that his team had interest in a big name wide receiver. Rumors floated that it might be Victor Cruz, but Irsay shot that down.
CBS Sports is reporting that former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey is in town meeting with the Colts for two days starting today.
Could a deal possibly get done? Heyward...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva, the Miami Dolphins have some interest in free agent defensive end Dwight Freeney.
Schefter didn’t elaborate, but the Fins could provide competition for the Broncos, who want Freeney to help replace Elvis Dumervil. Freeney is 33 years old and coming off a five-sack season. Because Von Miller and Cameron Wake generally play the...
The Indianapolis Colts next free agent target is receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.
Indy, which has already signed eight players from other teams, has invited Heyward-Bey for a two-day visit that was supposed to begin Monday. The information was first posted on the team's website.
Oakland took Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall pick in the draft in 2009 but never lived up to the...
Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Broncos would prefer to sign Dwight Freeney over John Abraham now that they’ve lost Elvis Dumervil to the Ravens.
Klis adds that they would only pursue a deal with Abraham if they ”can’t reach agreement with Freeney.”
Peyton Manning was believed to be trying to lure Freeney to Denver over a month ago and both players visited...
The Indianapolis Colts have agreed to terms with free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.
''We feel great about acquiring a talented player in Darrius Heyward-Bey,'' general manager Ryan Grigson said in a statement.
''He's big, strong and shows toughness in traffic and after the catch. He's got elite finishing speed that's as good as there...