Dwight Freeney, Chargers Agree To Deal
The Chargers were looking for a pass-rusher, but 33-year-old Dwight Freeney hasn’t reached double figures in sacks since 2010, and the odds are stacked against him. Since 2000, only three DE-OLB types age 33 or older have reached 11 sacks.
Chargers, Freeney agree to 2-year deal
The deal to bring Freeney to the Chargers came four days after outside linebacker Melvin Ingram tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in a padless practice. The addition of Freeney also helps cushion the loss of outside linebackers …
Chargers solve problem with Freeney
That doesn’t mean the Chargers (whose defensive coordinator is John Pagano — the brother of Chuck Pagano, who was Freeney’s coach in Indianapolis last year) are going to totally scrap the 3-4 for a 33-year-old player. It means that the Chargers are …
Chargers sign Dwight Freeney to two-year contract
Early Saturday morning, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported the Chargers were closing in on a deal with defensive end Dwight Freeney. That deal is now done, as the Chargers announced the signing of Freeney on Saturday afternoon.