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Dwight Freeney retiring with Colts after 16 NFL seasons
After 16 years of playing in the NFL, Dwight Freeney is hanging up his cleats. The Indianapolis Colts announced Thursday that the pass rusher has decided to retire as a member of the Colts.
Giants DC: Olivier Vernon's versatility aids new 'attack'
The New York Giants underachieved on defense in 2017, and new defensive coordinator James Bettcher sees Olivier Vernon playing a key role in the new scheme elements Big Blue will run.
Eleven active players who should be first-ballot Hall of Famers
Gil Brandt identifies 11 players worthy of entering the Pro Football Hall of Fame as first-ballot inductees -- including Eli Manning.
Dwight Freeney: Seahawks release was a jaw-dropper
Dwight Freeney was released without warning last week after recording three sacks in four games with the Seahawks, and became a Detroit Lion in less than 24 hours. Talk about a holiday weekend.
Injuries: JuJu (hamstring) misses another practice
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (hamstring) did not practice for the second consecutive day. Safety Mike Mitchell (ankle) was limited after practicing fully Wednesday.
Seattle Seahawks cut pass rusher Dwight Freeney
Less than a month after adding Dwight Freeney to the roster, the Seattle Seahawks announced they parted ways with the pass rusher Tuesday.
Roundup: Tyron Smith might play Thursday vs. Bolts
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said there is a chance left tackle Tyron Smith will play Thursday versus the Los Angeles Chargers. Here is a list of injuries and roster moves we're tracking Tuesday.
Duane Brown poised to instantly improve Seahawks' potential
Duane Brown's final game for the Houston Texans gave the Seattle Seahawks a first-hand look at what they traded for this week. Nick Shook takes a close look at what Brown brings to Seattle's O-line.
Everson Griffen: 2017 Vikings 'best team I've been' on
The Vikings padded their lead in the NFC North thanks to another stellar defensive effort. DE Everson Griffen made history in the process, recording a sack in eight straight games to open the season.
NFC South draft needs: Panthers, Bucs can target premier RBs
Leonard Fournette, Christian McCaffrey and Dalvin Cook are widely considered the top three RBs in this draft. Could two of them end up in the NFC South? Conor Orr identifies needs across the division.
NFC South Offseason Overhaul: Buccaneers strike gold
Atlanta ruled the NFC South in 2016, but is Tampa Bay a threat to the crown after signing Chris Baker and DeSean Jackson? Chris Wesseling studies offseason developments in the division.
2017 NFL free agency: Stories to watch in Phase 2
Is there anything juicier than the ongoing Tony Romo drama? Who will land Jay Cutler, a.k.a. the best free-agent QB available? Conor Orr lists eight stories to track as the free agency period develops.
Ravens release veteran pass rusher Elvis Dumervil
The Baltimore Ravens are initiating a youth movement at outside linebacker. The team released veteran pass rusher Elvis Dumervil on Wednesday.
Calais Campbell, Brandon Marshall headline veteran free agents
Adam Schein identifies nine impending free agents who -- despite being 30-somethings -- still have something left in the tank, including Brandon Marshall, Calais Campbell and DeSean Jackson.
Eight trends that will impact free agency market
Gregg Rosenthal says veteran RBs like Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles could be disappointed in free agency because of this year's talented rookie class. What other trends will impact the market?
2017 NFL free agency: Five potential bargain signings
As we head into spending season, Conor Orr identifies impending free agents who could represent the greatest value on the open market, including Dont'a Hightower, Darrelle Revis and Pierre Garcon.
Report: Dwight Freeney wants to play a 16th season
Dwight Freeney isn't ready to retire. He told USA Today that he wants to play a 16th season in 2017.
2017 NFL free agency: The original top 101 players
For context, here is the original list of the Top 101 Free Agents of 2017. This is how the board looked upon its initial unveiling, before franchise tags, signings and releases muddled the rankings.
Dwight Freeney calls loss to Patriots 'mind-boggling'
For the better part of three quarters, Falcons pass rusher Dwight Freeney was a big part of the beat down. But at the end of the night, the veteran was just as stunned as anyone.
Patriots celebrate, Falcons grieve after classic meeting
To get to the Patriots' locker room, you had to walk by the Falcons' first. There were two very different stories on this Sunday night, and the post-game emotions showed it.
Patriots erase deficit, defeat Falcons in Super Bowl LI
New England erased a 28-3 deficit in the second half thanks to timely takeaways and a final drive for the ages to send the contest to overtime, where the Patriots prevailed 34-28 in the extra period.
Vic Beasley credits breakout year to Dwight Freeney mentorship
After a rough rookie campaign, Vic Beasley Jr. surprisingly emerged as this season's NFL sack king. What changed? Jeffri Chadiha points to Atlanta's offseason addition of veteran Dwight Freeney.
Falcons pool report: Mack moving better, expected to play
Falcons C Alex Mack (fibula), WR Julio Jones (sprained toe) and pass-rusher Dwight Freeney (calf) practiced on a limited basis and all were removed from the game status portion of the injury report.