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Dwight Freeney

San Diego Chargers
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Chargers | Dwight Freeney good to go

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:53:59 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) is reportedly OK for the regular season opener despite his lingering quadriceps injury.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney ready to rebound

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:27:52 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) said he has a lot to prove after missing most of last season with a torn quadriceps. "I want to prove that a guy in his 13th year can still ball, can still go out there and play at a high level, and be one of the best out there, still, and have no decline in his abilities, and be able to lead a team," Freeney said.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney progressing

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:17:00 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) said he's moving around better than he expected and is encouraged by how he feels so far.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney ready to play

Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:54:56 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) did most of his work on the side during minicamp Tuesday, June 17. Despite working on the side in practice, Freeney said he could play now if need be and is ready to prove himself after a quadriceps injury limited him to just four games last year.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney restructures deal

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 10:35:04 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney has agreed to restructure his contract, which will change his 2014 salary from $3.5 million to $2.5 million. His salary cap figure has gone from $4.75 million to $3,843,750.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney wants to retire on his terms

Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:41:14 -0800

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney said he wants to be able to retire on his own terms and not coming off an injury-plagued season. "I just want to make sure that I end it the right way," Freeney said. "That means that I'm not fighting an injury and limping off the field - making sure that I don't have a bad taste in my mouth." Freeney suffered a season-ending leg injury in Week 4 but is under contract for next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Dwight Freeney placed on IR

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:19:02 -0700

The San Diego Chargers placed LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) on the season-ending Injured Reserve Tuesday, Oct. 1.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney could be done

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 06:27:49 -0700

Updating previous reports, San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) suffered a torn quadriceps in Week 4. His season could be over.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney injured quadriceps

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:25:56 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (quadriceps) suffered a quadriceps injury in Week 4 against the Dallas Cowboys and he will not return.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney shaken up

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 14:35:07 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (undisclosed) was shaken up in the second quarter of the Week 4 game against the Dallas Cowboys and he was forced to leave the game.

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Chargers | Five practice in full

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:05:44 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Donald Butler (groin), OT D.J. Fluker (concussion), LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury), C Nick Hardwick (shin) and LB Manti Te'o (foot) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Chargers | Two limited in practice

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:59:37 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (not injury related) and C Nick Hardwick (shin) were both limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Chargers | Two practice in full

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:05:38 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury) and DE Corey Liuget (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney limited

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:09:41 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Chargers | Three practice in full

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:02:23 -0700

San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury), DE Corey Liuget (shoulder) and S Brandon Taylor (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney motivated to quiet critics

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:21:29 -0700

San Diego Chargers DE Dwight Freeney made his team debut in the preseason opener Thursday, Aug. 8, against the Seattle Seahawks. Freeney hurried QB Russell Wilson twice, and showed he still has plenty left in the tank. "Seeing Dwight Freeney come off the edge, that's exactly what we want him to do," head coach Mike McCoy said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

Chargers | Dwight Freeney back on field

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:05:58 -0700

San Diego Chargers DE Dwight Freeney (rest) returned to practice Friday, Aug. 2, after getting a scheduled day of rest Thursday, Aug. 1.

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Colts | Robert Mathis motivated by doubters

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 20:55:36 -0700

Some have openly wondered if Indianapolis Colts DL Robert Mathis can be as effective now that his friend and former teammate DE Dwight Freeney (Broncos) has moved on. The team combined to top 20 sacks as a duo five times. He is now playing with a much younger cast, and he is acting as a mentor, too. "There's kind of an age gap, like 10 years or so," Mathis said Monday, July 29. "It's more like big brother-little brother relationship. I just bring them in and show the how Colts football (is)."

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney tweaks leg in practice

Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:58:15 -0700

San Diego Chargers OLB Dwight Freeney (leg) tweaked his leg in practice Thursday, July 25. Freeney was able to return with the leg taped a few minutes later.

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Chargers | Confident in Dwight Freeney

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:53:20 -0700

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy is confident in OLB Dwight Freeney. There are concerns that Freeney is out of place if he's not a 4-3 defensive end, but McCoy said the veteran will fit in because San Diego often uses multiple looks on passing downs.

Fantasy Tip: In theory, that would preserve some of Freeney's ability to get to the QB, despite the fact he's 33 years old. Still, there's a bit of fantasy intrigue to San Diego's defense for which you probably won't have to pay a big price.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney comfortable in new defense

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 09:35:28 -0700

San Diego Chargers DE Dwight Freeney said he's comfortable in the team's new defense under coordinator Chuck Pagano. Freeney didn't seem comfortable with the Indianapolis Colts in a 3-4 defensive scheme last year, but the Chargers also run a 3-4. "I think the biggest thing was that, he was going to allow me to do a little bit of what I do," said Freeney, who will be used as an edge rusher on the right side. "It wasn't, 'Dwight, here, we're going to take you and put you in this thing and do things that you're not used to doing.' He said, 'You know what, we're going to put you in place to make plays, in familiar places, so that you're comfortable and you can just ball out.'"

Fantasy Tip: Freeney has been in rapid decline the last several seasons, and a change in defensive scheme rendered him largely useless last year, as he had just five sacks. He probably won't be used on an every-down basis in SD, but he could be more productive in limited time if he's getting after opposing quarterbacks consistently. Still, he proabably is only worth a late-round flier in deep IDP leagues.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney reports for OTAs

Wed, 05 Jun 2013 11:23:15 -0700

San Diego Chargers DE Dwight Freeney was present for organized team activities Wednesday, June 5. The team said Freeney missed the previous five OTAs because of previous commitments.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney expected to attend workouts soon

Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:02:00 -0700

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy said he expects DE Dwight Freeney to participate in organized team activities in the near future. Freeney has not taken part in any OTAs since signing with the team.

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Chargers | Coach thinks Dwight Freeney fits defense

Sat, 18 May 2013 11:52:15 -0700

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy said he believes DE Dwight Freeney will be a perfect fit for the team's defense because of his pass-rush ability.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney contract update

Sat, 18 May 2013 09:31:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, the San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with DE Dwight Freeney on a two-year deal worth $8.75 million. The deal could be worth as much as $13.35 million because of incentives in the contract that are tied to sacks.

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Patriots | Had interest in Dwight Freeney

Sat, 18 May 2013 09:13:03 -0700

The New England Patriots expressed interest in San Diego Chargers DE Dwight Freeney but he decided to agree to a contract with the Chargers.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney agrees to terms

Sat, 18 May 2013 09:00:38 -0700

The San Diego Chargers have agreed to terms with free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) on a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Giants | Dwight Freeney interested

Thu, 16 May 2013 12:48:19 -0700

Free-agent LB Dwight Freeney (Colts) would love a chance to play for the New York Giants, according to his father. The Giants would likely look to sign him to a veteran-minimum deal, and Freeney would seem to fit that former DL Osi Umenyiora occupied. However, the Giants have plenty of other options for the defensive line at this point.

Fantasy Tip: Freeney would be a much better fit with the Giants, but their lack of salary cap space and crowded defensive line cast probably rules them out. Freeney can probably get more money with another team, and he'll likely go with that instead.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney takes physical

Thu, 16 May 2013 11:07:11 -0700

Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) took a physical for the San Diego Chargers Thursday, May 16. While he has not signed a deal yet, the meeting with the team went well.

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Chargers | Impressed with Dwight Freeney

Thu, 16 May 2013 10:27:17 -0700

The San Diego Chargers were impressed with their visit with free-agent LB Dwight Freeney (Colts), and head coach Mike McCoy would consider altering their defensive scheme to accommodate him. The Chargers use a base 3-4 defense, but Freeney was less effective in that setup with the Indianapolis Colts last season when he moved to outside linebacker. Freeney is a top priority for the Bolts after they lost LB Melvin Ingram (knee) to a season-ending knee injury last week.

Fantasy Tip: Freeney isn't a very good fit at all for another 3-4 defensive scheme, which is why the Bolts are considering changing their defense around to fit him. This probably isn't the best idea, either, but they seem desperate with Ingram out for the year and Manti Te'o in his first season. Freeney probably isn't worth an IDP draft pick if he signs with SD or another 3-4 defensive club.

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Chargers | Dwight Freeney visiting

Wed, 15 May 2013 05:22:11 -0700

The San Diego Chargers will visit with free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) Wednesday, May 15.

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NFL | Dwight Freeney expected to make visits soon

Fri, 10 May 2013 16:35:54 -0700

Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) is expected to begin visiting teams next week. He is receiving interest in four or five teams at this point.

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Buccaneers | Not interested in two DEs

Wed, 08 May 2013 10:05:17 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not interested in signing free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) or DE John Abraham (Falcons).

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Titans | Could meet with Dwight Freeney

Thu, 02 May 2013 16:14:24 -0700

The Tennessee Titans could meet with free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) at some point this offseason.

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NFL | Dwight Freeney lowers price

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:03:18 -0700

Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) is seeking a contract close to the two-year, $8.5 million deal Atlanta Falcons DL Osi Umeniyora received. He originally wanted $8 million a year, and then $6 million a year. Interest has been sparse.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Denver Post - Jeff Legwold

NFL | Dwight Freeney looking to cash in

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 06:24:55 -0700

Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) is reportedly looking for more money than the contract Atlanta Falcons DE Osi Umenyiora signed. Umenyiora's deal is worth $8.5 million over the next two seasons. Freeney is willing to wait out the market in hopes of getting the type of deal he is looking for.

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Steelers | Interested in Dwight Freeney

Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:34:39 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have shown interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts).

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NFL | Dwight Freeney may not sign until training camp

Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:49:57 -0700

Free agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) may not sign a contract until training camp starts, or possibly even after.

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NFL | Dwight Freeney looking to get paid

Tue, 26 Mar 2013 18:29:06 -0700

Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) is reportedly seeking $6 million per season in his next contract. The Denver Broncos, New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints are two teams which shown an interest.

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Saints | Could be player for Dwight Freeney

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:14:11 -0700

The New Orleans Saints could emerge as players for DE Dwight Freeney (Colts), especially if they miss out on Nnamdi Asomugha. The team is still looking to upgrade its pass rush.

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Broncos | Talk with Dwight Freeney's agent

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:46:48 -0700

The Denver Broncos talked with the agent for free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) Monday, March 25, but no deal is imminent at this point.

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Broncos | Turn attention to Dwight Freeney

Sun, 24 Mar 2013 18:02:25 -0700

The Denver Broncos will turn their attention to free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) after losing DL Elvis Dumervil to the Baltimore Ravens. If they cannot sign Freeney, they will look to veteran free-agent DE John Abraham (Falcons).

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Broncos | Dwight Freeney top choice

Sun, 24 Mar 2013 14:21:09 -0700

Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) is the Denver Broncos' top choice to replace Baltimore Ravens DE Elvis Dumervil.

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Broncos | Expected to pursue two DEs

Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:56:33 -0700

The Denver Broncos are expected to pursue free-agent DE John Abraham (Falcons) and DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) after being unable to re-sign DE Elvis Dumervil.

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Steelers | Interested in two DEs

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:31:48 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers remain interested in free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil (Broncos) and free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts). The team is not expected to be one of the finalists for Dumervil.

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Broncos | Dwight Freeney, John Abraham still options

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:55:07 -0700

The Denver Broncos likely will sign free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) or free-agent DE John Abraham (Falcons) if they are not able to re-sign free-agent DE Elvis Dumervil.

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Broncos | Two FAs leave without contract

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:30:55 -0700

Free-agent DEs John Abraham (Falcons) and Dwight Freeney (Colts) left their visits with the Denver Broncos without contracts.

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Broncos | Still trying to bring back Elvis Dumervil

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:00:32 -0700

The Denver Broncos are still trying to re-sign DE Elvis Dumervil, but are bringing in LB Dwight Freeney (Colts) and DE John Abraham (Falcons) in the event they cannot re-sign him.

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Broncos | Dwight Freeney to visit

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:51:10 -0700

The Denver Broncos have a visit scheduled with free-agent LB Dwight Freeney (Colts) Wednesday, Mar. 20.

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Ravens | Interested in Dwight Freeney

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:57:18 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens have expressed interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) and are monitoring his market.

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