DWIGHT FREENEY RUMORS

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Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit If the Arizona Cardinals plan on improving their mediocre pass rush this offseason...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Coaxed off the couch, Freeney is still pressuring QBs

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Dwight Freeney said he was a week away from retiring from the NFL when Arizona coach Bruce Arians called to offer him a job.Freeney said he was on an airplane that was about to take off."The door was closing," he said. "The flight attendants were telling everyone to put away their cell phones. I am looking at my phone seeing that it is B.A. I am telling her to hold...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Freeney, coaxed off the couch, is still pressuring QBs

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Dwight Freeney said he was a week away from retiring from the NFL when Arizona coach Bruce Arians called to offer him a job. Freeney said he was on an airplane that was about to take off. ''The door was closing,'' he said. ''The flight attendants were telling everyone to put away their cell phones. I am looking at my phone seeing that it is B.A. I am telling her...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney Was Within A Week OF Retiring When The Cardinals Called

The Arizona Cardinals did a very smart thing when they added Dwight Freeney to the roster. He isn't an every down guy anymore, but they do not expect him to be. His specialty has always been rushing the passer, and that is exactly what the Cardinals called him to get help with.It was good they called him when they did, because he was about to call it quits and retire. After his stay...
Via FatManWriting
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Campbell: Freeney’s sack to win game a ‘championship play’

When the Arizona Cardinals needed a huge defensive play on Thursday night, an accomplished veteran signed in October went back to his signature move to provide the dagger. Dwight Freeney—a 35-year-old with over 100 career sacks—flew up field and spun inside, leaving left tackle Matt Kalil in the dust before strip-sacking quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and finishing off Arizona’s...
Via The Sports Daily
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney made $200K bonus on game-winning sack

    Dwight Freeney has been sacking opposing quarterbacks for the better part of 14 years, and one of the most important takedowns of his career sealed a win for the Arizona Cardinals over the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night. It also netted Freeney an extra $200,000. As ESPN’s Field Yates notes, Freeney earned a $200,000 bonus by recording his fourth sack of the year when...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cards top Vikings, clinch playoff berth on Freeney’s strip-sack

GLENDALE, Ariz.Dwight Freeney stripped the ball from Teddy Bridgewater with 5 seconds to play to deprive the Vikings a chance at the tying field goal and the Arizona Cardinals clinched a playoff berth with a 23-20 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.Bridgewater moved the Vikings to the 31-yard line, well within the range of Blair Walsh. But Freeney hit the quarterback's arm...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney seeking 'right situation' to continue career

By Jesse Reed Dwight Freeney was once one of the most feared defenders in the NFL during his tenure with the Indianapolis Colts. Now, at the age of 35, he’s still looking for work as training camps are set to open next week. His desire to play is still strong, however, as he expressed in an interview with Bill Polian and Alex Marvez on Sirius XM NFL Radio. “A lot of it...
Via Sportsnaut
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Dwight Freeney is ready to go for the Chargers in 2014

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...
Via cover32 - Chargers
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Freeney had a bigger impact than you think last season, ready to go for 2014

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...
Via cover32 - Chargers
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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