Dwight Freeney Reportedly Reaches Agreement on 2-Year Deal with Chargers

May 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with the San Diego Chargers, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.
ESPN's Ed Werder later confirmed the report, courtesy of a quote from Freeney that showed he was in fact San Diego bound. 
Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio provides details on the deal:
"Per a source with knowledge of the deal, Freeney’s two-year contract with the Chargers carries a base value of $8.75 million.
The deal pays $5.25 million in 2013, via a $3.25 million signing bonus, $1.5 million in base salary, and a $500,000 roster bonus tied to Freeney’s presence on the weekly 46-man roster.
Freeney is due to earn $3.5 million in 2014, $500,000 of which is linked to weekly roster bonuses."
Freeney, drafted by the Colts No. 11 overall in the 2002 NFL draft, solidified the defensive nucleus of the Colts teams of the past decade.
He went to seven Pro Bowls, was selected to the...

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