Colts: How Losing Freeney Will Effect The Defense In Upcoming Weeks

Posted: 29th September 2009 by Eddie Garrison in NFL
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The Indianapolis Colts found out what they feared might be the news on their all pro defensive end Dwight Freeney. Doctors are expecting Freeney to miss two to three weeks with a strained quadriceps they reported on Tuesday morning. In the past, Freeney has been known as of somewhat of a fast healer. But if the doctors are correct, the defensive end would miss the Colts' next two games against the Seahawks and division rival Titans. So what does this mean to the Colts? First off, it means that backup defensive end Raheem Brock will be called upon to step in and fill those big shoes of Freeney's while he is out. Losing Freeney means the Colts are losing a pro bowler who has eight tackles so far this year (six solo and two assists), four sacks, a pass deflected and one forced fumble. Raheem ...

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