The Colts have placed the franchise tag on Dwight Freeney.
The expected move should keep Freeney a Colt for at least one more season. Since the team is snug to the salary cap, they should aggresively try to sign Freeney long-term to help lower his 2007 cap number. Coming off a down year, Freeney may be easier to sign. If he signs the one-year tender, it will be for $8.644 million. Feb. 19 - 5:22 pm et
No real surprise to me. I was hoping he would hit the market, but no real chance of that happening.