Dwight Freeney RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chargers' Dwight Freeney out for season

    San Diego Union-Tribune "What was feared is now decided. Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney is out for the year. The 12th-year veteran will require season-ending surgery to repair a torn quad tendon a source said Tuesday. He was placed on injured reserve the team signing outside linebacker Thomas Keiser from the..." October 02

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Dwight Freeney to have season-ending surgery on torn quad tendon per source. Chargers linebacker headed for injured reserve.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #Chargers DE Dwight Freeney suffered a torn quadriceps in Sunday's win over the #Cowboys that SD believes is a long-term injury

  • Chargers' Freeney: Bring on HGH testing

    CBSSports.com "Add Dwight Freeney to the list of players calling for HGH testing. In a response Friday to Adrian Peterson's comments on the subject the San Diego defensive end said he didn't know if HGH use was widespread in the NFL or that it was even going on. But like Peterson he welcomed the call for a..." July 26

  • Freeney eager to 'put some hits' on ex-mate Peyton Manning

    NFL.com "Dwight Freeney and Peyton Manning were nearly teammates again in Denver. As Freeney noted Wednesday, Manning helped recruit the pass rusher to visit with the Broncos before Freeney eventually landed with the San Diego Chargers. He would have enjoyed joining forces with Manning again, but it..." June 06

  • Dwight Freeney: NFL owners collectively decided to go cheap in free agency

    NFL.com "Dwight Freeney's journey through free agency ended earlier this month when the 33-year-old pass rusher finally signed a two-year, $8.75 million contract with the San Diego Chargers. Freeney piled up 107.5 sacks during his 11 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, but interest in the seven-time..." May 31

  • Dwight Freeney's Chargers visit continues

    San Diego Union-Tribune "What becomes of Dwight Freeney's visit with the Chargers, it is too early to tell. But it will span a second day. Freeney landed in San Diego on Wednesday and took a physical for the team. He will stay overnight as his visit carries over into Thursday. The former Colts defensive end is..." May 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Having lost lost Melvin Ingram to a torn ACL, Chargers are bringing DE/LB Dwight Freeney to San Diego on Weds for visit.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    From Total Access: Expect Dwight Freeney to start taking visits next week. I'm told 4-5 teams interested as his market heats up.

  • Dwight Freeney wants richer deal than Osi Umenyiora

    NFL.com "Osi Umenyiora added some more context to the pass-rusher market Thursday when he officially signed a two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Dwight Freeney took note. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport said Thursday on "NFL Total Access" that Freeney wants more than Umenyiora's $8.5 million base earnings...." March 29

  • Dwight Freeney's wishes complicate Broncos deal

    NFL.com "When it became clear that the marriage between the Denver Broncos and Elvis Dumervil was kaput, Dwight Freeney seemed like a logical replacement. After all, former teammate Peyton Manning didn't waste any time recruiting the outside linebacker after he was released by the Indianapolis Colts..." March 27

  • Dwight Freeney's wishes complicate Broncos deal

    NFL.com "When it became clear that the marriage between the Denver Broncos and Elvis Dumervil was kaput, Dwight Freeney seemed like a logical replacement. After all, former teammate Peyton Manning didn't waste any time recruiting the outside linebacker after he was released by the Indianapolis Colts..." March 26

  • Saints could make a play for Freeney

    Pro Football Talk "It’s widely assumed that, with the Broncos losing Elvis Dumervil to the Ravens, Denver will make a beeline for Dwight Freeney. Especially since Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning began recruiting Freeney not long after the Colts announced Freeney wouldn’t be re-signed. But things aren’t..." March 26

  • Colts plan special 'thank you' for departing Dwight Freeney

    Indianapolis Star "Dwight Freeney hasn’t left the building. At least not yet. His enormous mural still is situated on the southeast corner of Lucas Oil Stadium. He’s coming out of his three-point stance, nearly jumping off the canvas or whatever material is used on those stadium adornments. His mural will be..." February 25

  • Colts plan special 'thank you' for departing Dwight Freeney

    Indianapolis Star "Dwight Freeney hasn’t left the building. At least not yet. His enormous mural still is situated on the southeast corner of Lucas Oil Stadium. He’s coming out of his three-point stance, nearly jumping off the canvas or whatever material is used on those stadium adornments. His mural will be..." February 24

  • Ex-Colt DE is in search of a winner

    New York Post "Free agent Dwight Freeney says “I can’t see myself going to a non-winner’’ and the pass-rushing defensive end knows one team that fills that requirement. Freeney said playing for the Giants “would be a dream’’ given “I grew up a Giants fan, all my life.’’ So it goes with NFL free agency, as..." February 21

  • Dwight Freeney Free Agency Rumors: Multi-year deal likely required

    Big Blue View "Free-agent defensive end Dwight Freeney said Wednesday that playing for the New York Giants would be a "dream." In reporting that story I wrote that Freeney, a seven-time Pro Bowler is "the perfect replacement for -- and possibly even an upgrade from -- [Osi] Umenyiora." Today, let's take a..." February 21

  • Dwight Freeney The Viking?

    Daily Norseman "wasn't planning on writing a FA piece on Dwight Freeney, but as it turns out, he apparently had a brief phone conversation with Adrian Peterson where the RB expressed an interest in him coming aboard the longship. (Hat tip to @VikingsFanPage on Twitter.) Normally when I write a FA piece, I..." February 21

  • Dwight Freeney is being courted by Peyton Manning

    NFL.com "The Indianapolis Colts are done with Dwight Freeney, but it doesn't appear the defensive end will lack for suitors when he hits the open market. Freeney said Wednesday that former Colts teammate Peyton Manning has already been recruiting him to join the Denver Broncos. "He sent me a text and..." February 20

  • Dwight Freeney: ‘Playing For The Giants Would Be A Dream’

    CBS New York "Dwight Freeney has always been a New York kind of guy. Born in Hartford, Conn., the outside linebacker grew up a Giants fans and idolized the legendary Lawrence Taylor. After attending high school in Bloomfield, Conn., the 33-year-old played his collegiate ball at Syracuse University in upstate..." February 20

  • What Letting Dwight Freeney Go Means For The Colts

    Stampede Blue "We got the news last Friday that the Colts were going to let their all-time franchise leader in sacks, Dwight Freeney, test the 2013 free agency market. Freeney got a write-up on Colts.com, some public praise from owner Jim Irsay (he called Freeney a future Hall of Famer), and a "seeya later" from..." February 18

  • Colts part ways with Dwight Freeney, Austin Collie

    Indianapolis Star "The Indianapolis Colts on Friday notified outside linebacker Dwight Freeney, one of the most accomplished defenders in club history, as well as wide receiver Austin Collie, that they will not be retained. Both players’ contracts expire March 12. Neither departure is unexpected but Freeney..." February 15

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