Back in 2013, Dwight Freeney signed a two-year contract with the Chargers worth $8.75 million, before possible incentive bonuses. On Tuesday, Freeney’s attorney revealed the seven-time Pro Bowl player is suing Bank of America for more than twice that amount. The lawsuit alleges Freeney lost more than $20 million as a result of a fraud...Read More
Dwight Freeney isn't going to take it anymore.
The former Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers defensive end is suing Bank of America, claiming that he was the target of a fraud scheme that he says was "aided and abetted" by the banking giant.
Freeney's attorney released a statement on Tuesday.
"In 2010, Dwight Freeney authorized Bank of America to manage his assets, including...
Football demands youth spread throughout every roster, because older bodies have endured more punishment, and could break easily.
This is not revolutionary thinking, but the salary cap dictates that finding veterans to plug into a specific role is a necessary front-office skill. It separates championship-caliber general managers from the rest.
Aging yet still useful talent is also...
The San Diego Chargers will need Dwight Freeney and Malcom Floyd this season.Freeney, an outside linebacker, and Floyd, a wide receiver, missed the majority of last season with injuries.It's somewhat of a miracle that both of them are able to participate in contact drills already in training camp."It was good and I felt fresh," said Freeney, 34, who was restricted to four games and...
Today’s mailbag question comes to us from twitter user, @Coach_JMT. Thanks for your question, and feel free to ask us anything at @cover32_SD.
@cover32_SD What kind if impact, if any, can we expect out of Dwight Freeney this year; after only making 4 appearances last season?
— John Tomczak (@Coach_JMT) July 30, 2014
Well John, I would like to refer you to a piece I wrote a few...
Dwight Freeney may be itching to play football more than any other player in the NFL. The start of training camp will mark 10 months since the pass rushing specialist has been on the field alongside his “brothers.” Freeney recently spoke on Boltscast talking about his progress this offseason.
“Coaches and the training staff are putting those reins around me, trying to hold...
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Two weeks ago Dwight Freeney was asked if he would be ready to go if he had a game this week.
“Ya, absolutely, absolutely, I could definitely play.” Words from the veteran pass rusher entering his 13th season in the NFL rang loudly as the Chargers wrapped up OTAs last month. Entering training camp, Freeney could be the biggest difference maker on the defensive side of the ball...
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According to Joel Corry of the National Football Post, the Chargers and DE Dwight Freeney have reached an agreement to reduce the player’s 2014 salary.
Freeney’s 2013 base salary has lowered from $3.5 million to $2.5 million, which will save the Chargers close to $1 million in cap space.
Corry notes that Freeney’s cap figure for next season will be $3,843,750.