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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:09:41 -0700
San Diego Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.
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.
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.
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.
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)."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed, 15 May 2013 05:22:11 -0700
The San Diego Chargers will visit with free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) Wednesday, May 15.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:34:39 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have shown interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 06:11:28 -0700
Updating a previous item, the New England Patriots will meet with free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) Friday, March 15.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:45:15 -0700
Free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) is scheduled to meet with the New England Patriots.
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:05:18 -0700
The Denver Broncos could show interest in free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts), DT Richard Seymour (Raiders) and LB Connor Barwin (Texans) this offseason.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:24:21 -0700
The Denver Broncos could pursue free-agent DE Dwight Freeney (Colts) or LB Shaun Phillips (Chargers) depending on how the situation with DE Elvis Dumervil plays out.