Dwight Freeney has agreed to take a pay cut to remain with the Chargers, according to Michael Gehlken of the U-T San Diego. The move clears about $900,000 in cap space for the team and reduces Freeney’s base salary from $2.5MM down to $1.625MM. It also reduces his roster bonus from $500,000 to $375,000.
Other notes from around the league this evening…
- Before signing with the Raiders, safety Usama Young visited with the Panthers, reports ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan (via Twitter).
- The re-signing of wide receiver Julian Edelman put a cherry on the top of a productive week for the Patriots, writes Ben Volin of The Boston Globe. The Pats signed cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner and re-signed tight end Michael Hoomanawanui.
- Jaguars defensive lineman Red Bryant told KJR Radio that the Seahawks never asked him about restructuring his contract before releasing him, according to Todd Dybas of The News Tribune.
- Colts GM Ryan Grigson has impressed ESPN’s Mike Wells with the team’s moves thus far, he writes.