• Jim Trotter: Now in San Diego, Dwight Freeney motivated by skeptics

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Aug 2, 2013
    "I have to do that," Freeney said. Freeney clearly put together a legendary career in Indy. “I wished they would have offered me something so I could’ve retired a Colt that was something that meant a lot to me but at the end of the day they didn’t give me an option,” Freeney said. They just said, Bye bye, which made me feel like, You think I’m done and I’m washed up; or, You’re playing for the future and this is the perfect opportunity to make the change because there’s a young guy you really feel can play now, so let’s groom him because, really, how many years does Dwight have left? It’s the same thing they did with Peyton [Manning].” “That cut me deep because it was kind of like, if it’s a money issue talk to me about it and maybe I’ll say it’s fine just so I’ll be able to stay and not move and all that stuff.
    Source: CNNSI.com
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      Because of the combination of injury and a new scheme (and perhaps age), Dwight Freeney didn’t look like the same player the Colts had come to know. That’s much of the reason he’s a Chargers player now, and the snub is something that motivates the 33-ye…

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