Dwight Freeney’s visit with the Chargers stretched into Thursday, but the former Colt’s father isn’t sure that a deal will get done in San Diego. Hugh Freeney called into Adam Schein’s radio show on Sirius XM NFL Radio talk about his son’s search for a new job and said that the Chargers were not a team that the younger Freeney had been considering before Melvin Ingram’s injury. At issue is the fact that the Chargers “don’t play the defense” that Freeney prefers, namely a 4-3 where he can rush the passer from the defensive end spot. Freeney struggled as an outside linebacker when the Colts switched to a 3-4 after hiring Chuck Pagano, brother of Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano, as their head coach. The elder Freeney didn’t rule out a deal, saying that “it’s all about the money now, I guess.” If all things were equal, though, he says he has a good idea where his son would wind up signing. “He’d love to be with the Giants, but the Giants unfortunately don’t have the money for it. They’re broke,” Hugh Freeney said.
Freeney’s dad says Freeney would like to play for Giants
Pro Football Talk | May 16