• Saints could make a play for Freeney

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Mar 27, 2013
    Especially since Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning began recruiting Freeney not long after the Colts announced Freeney wouldn’t be re-signed. Freeney and Abraham both visited Denver last week. I can see Denver having issues with both Freeney’s financial demands and his timeline. It’s widely assumed that, with the Broncos losing Elvis Dumervil to the Ravens, Denver will make a beeline for Dwight Freeney. Reporting from Denver on NFL Network’s Total Access, Michelle Beisner explained that the deal isn’t dead, but that talks are moving at a slower pace  Per Beisner, Freeney wants $6 million per year, and he’s willing to wait for it. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network suggests that the Saints could jump in, if they lose cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha to the 49ers. Assuming then that the Broncos look for a complement to star pass-rusher Von Miller in the early rounds, let’s look at some potential fits: He is coming off a major knee injury.
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  • Rookie pass-rushing options for Denver

    Expect the Denver Broncos to add a pass-rusher to their list of draft needs. Elvis Dumervil moved on after the infamous fax-machine fiasco. The team is looking for a replacement, but talks with Dwight Freeney and John Abraham are reportedly not going we…
    Source: ESPN.com

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