Posts Tagged ‘Dwight Freeney’

Freeney a valuable trade chip for rebuilding Colts

As the Indianapolis Colts continue a complete overhaul of their operations, defensive end Dwight Freeney has emerged as the team’s one remaining asset that could help them in this year’s draft.

Freeney: Colts were unprepared for life after Peyton

Colts DE Dwight Freeney, who spent 10 years as Peyton Manning’s teammate in Indianapolis, told NFL Network the Colts were caught unprepared last season.

Data Points: Colts’ duo doesn’t get much help

There was a point in the first half of Monday night’s Colts-Buccaneers game when cameras spotted Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis both on the sidelines during a Tampa Bay possession. And it was no surprise that Josh Freeman used that opportunity to start throwing the football deep.

Data Points: Top pass rushers’ impact on teams

NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan ranked his top pass rushers Wednesday, with Jared Allen, Dwight Freeney, James Harrison, Julius Peppers, and DeMarcus Ware bringing in the top grades. But how did the Vikings, Colts, Steelers, Bears, and Cowboys — the teams those great players belong to — fare in team sacks?

Wilcots predicts ‘poise’ will lift Colts over Jets

NFL Network analyst Solomon Wilcots predicted in a live chat that Colts’ experience will carry them over the Jets in a close 27-23 finish.

Colts’ Manning has short, but effective, day of work

As expected, it was a short day of work for Peyton Manning, who played two series of the Colts’ preseason opener against the 49ers.

Roundup: Panthers’ Smith open to fast help

Steve Smith says the Panthers could use some help in the form of a speedy receiver to compliment his game.

Colts’ pass rush dwindling

Saints QB Drew Brees isn’t under any pressure, and Colts DE Dwight Freeney‘s injured ankle might be slowing him down as the Super Bowl progresses.

Freeney makes an impact

The Saints cut the Colts’ lead to 10-3.

Saints in trouble

The Colts scored on each of their first two drives while the Saints sputtered.

Colts’ Freeney shakes injury, plays in Super Bowl

Colts DE Dwight Freeney started Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Saints despite missing practice the last two weeks because of an injured right ankle.

Freeney moving well during warmups

Dwight Freeney didn’t look bad moving around in warmups. Looks like he can go straight ahead. What you don’t know is if can he push off against pressure. But he absolutely looked better than you thought he would. The Colts are going to try to get some situational pass rush out of him.

Freeney completes pregame warmups

While Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney completed a brief workout on his injured right ankle prior to Super Bowl XLIV, how effective he’ll be remains to be seen.

Kirwan: Look for both teams to go no-huddle early

NFL.com analyst Pat Kirwan is down on the sideline, passing along his observations as both teams begin to make their way onto the field for warmups.

Freeney is active for Super Bowl

Colts DE Dwight Freeney is active, according to NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora. How much Freeney will play is still in question.

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