NFL

Mathis, Freeney contend with offseason break up

Share This Story

   
 

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP)

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.)By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports Writer

Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis spent a decade together as Colts.

During that time, they won a Super Bowl, went to four Pro Bowls, combined for nearly 200 sacks and became one of the NFL's most feared pass-rushing tandems. They also became best friends.

So when training camp opened with Mathis in Indy and Freeney now in San Diego, it seemed strange.

This is a season that will be filled with firsts, including the first time either gets a chance to take former teammate Peyton Manning to the ground, and the first time they will be on opposite sidelines when they're reunited in October.

Tagged: Colts

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by


NFL Videos

Best Person in Sports: Keenan Lewis Posted: Jul 15, 2014
Saints CB Keenan Lewis hosts a back-to-school event, giving children medical ser...

NFL Roundtable: New York Jets Posted: Jul 14, 2014
They're a team with plenty to prove and a roster of players primed to get it don...

NFL Roundtable: Detroit Lions Posted: Jul 11, 2014
A team with so many weapons, is this the season that the Lions put together and ...