Seattle has a need at defensive end and an open roster spot after placing starter Cliff Avril on injured reserve with a neck/spine injury.
Freeney has 122.5 career sacks, which is third among active players behind Julius Peppers (150.0) and DeMarcus Ware (138.5). The seven-time Pro Bowl selection and 2005 AFC Defensive Player of the Year spent his first 11 NFL seasons with the Colts and has also played for the Chargers and Cardinals during his 15 NFL seasons.
After Sunday’s win over Cincinnati, Bryant commented on an Instagram post defending himself against fellow Steelers wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster. Bryant caught just one pass Sunday for three yards, while Smith-Schuster, a rookie from USC, had two catches for 39 yards and a touchdown.
That’s a play off a quote from Mike Tomlin about having “bigger fish to fry” than discussing Martavis Bryant’s social media habits. Bryant said in an Instagram comment late Sunday night that Smith-Schuster is “nowhere near better” than him, while reaffirming his desire for a trade.
Smith-Schuster said Monday he didn’t take Bryant’s comments personally. A day later, he has no wheels.
Arians was hospitalized in August 2016 in San Diego with symptoms of diverticulitis during a joint training camp practice with the Chargers. In November of that same year, he was rushed to the hospital with chest pains to be evaluated but was later released.
With Dan Bailey expected to miss time with a groin injury, the Dallas Cowboys will sign veteran kicker Mike Nugent after he won a competition with Jason Myers and Sam Irwin-Hill on Tuesday.