Category: Dwight Freeney

Dwight Freeney Says His Agent has Been in Conversation with “A Bunch of Teams”

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Seven-time Pro Bowl pass-rushing specialist Dwight Freeney is officially on the open market after the Indianapolis Colts decided that they're moving on without him. While Freeney is 33 now, there's still a belief that he can contribute to a team as a veteran pass-rushing presence, especially if he's able to ...

Dwight Freeney is not Surprised by the Colts Turnaround this Season

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

A month ago here at SRI, we checked in with Indianapolis Colts veteran receiver Reggie Wayne to talk about the Colts turnaround this season. It's mid-December and Indianapolis sits at 9-4 with a few games remaining, two of which are against the AFC South-leading Houston Texans. The Colts appear to ...

Dwight Freeney Reflects on Emotional Victory Without Head Coach Chuck Pagano

Friday, October 12th, 2012

It's been a strange year for Dwight Freeney. His long-time quarterback left for the Denver Broncos, a new prodigal quarterback is running the show, he's been moved from defensive end to outside linebacker in a completely new system, and now his brand-new head coach has been diagnosed with Leukemia. But from ...

Despite Ugly Predictions from Pundits, Jim Irsay “Couldn’t Be More Excited” About His Colts

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

The words "excitement" and "Indianapolis Colts" haven't really been a part of discussions recently. Sure, the selection of Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick created buzz, but now folks have moved on to early dissections of the upcoming NFL season. There aren't many out there who don't have Indianapolis ...

Don’t Worry About the NFL Lockout Affecting Dwight Freeney’s Physical Conditioning and Preparation For 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

I have a hard time cheering for the Indianapolis Colts. The reasons don't matter much, but at the crux of it is the fact that I typically don't identify well with frontrunners. And though they've only hoisted one Lombardi Trophy in the Peyton Manning era, they've won an incredible number ...

Does Canton Have Room for Dwight Freeney?

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Since Dwight Freeney joined the likes of Peyton Manning in Indianapolis, the Colts have been perennial AFC South Champions having won their division eight out of the last nine years, including a Super Bowl victory in ’06.  Freeney, widely considered one of the NFL's elite pass-rushing defensive ends, is reaching ...

The Colts Find Themselves in an Unfamiliar Spot: Fighting for a Playoff Berth

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

It’s been a pretty rough year in Indianapolis, at least by their standards. The Colts have dealt with a multitude of injuries on offense and on defense and they already have as many losses this year as they had in the two previous seasons combined. Despite their struggles at times ...

Freeney Vs. Clady Tops Week 3 Matchups

Friday, September 24th, 2010

All-pro left tackle Ryan Clady will definitely have his injured knee tested this week against Indianapolis in Denver. Clady tore his patella tendon just over five months ago playing basketball and missed most of training camp just trying to get healthy. He has performed well against the Jaguars and Seahawks ...

Justin Tuck Stops Just Short of Calling the Indianapolis Colts the Greatest Team in Football

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Justin Tuck didn't go so far as to say that the Indianapolis Colts are his pick to win the Super Bowl this year. But after Indy blasted Tuck's New York Giants 38-14 on Sunday night, he had plenty of reason to be complimentary. Peyton Manning dominated Manning Bowl II against younger ...

Dwight Freeney to Rookies: You’ll Do the Same Thing I Did

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Dwight Freeney is not an intense hazer. He just expects you to do the same thing he did. That seems to be the sentiment throughout the NFL after Dallas Cowboys rookie wide receiver Dez Bryant refused to carry veteran receiver Roy Williams' shoulder pads after a Cowboys' practice. Freeney learned long ago ...