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Jerrell Freeman | Linebacker

Team: Indianapolis Colts
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/1/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 240
College: Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Colts ILB Jerrell Freeman (concussion) will play in Week 7 against Denver.
It's a good sign for Indianapolis' struggling run defense. Even with Freeman back, Knowshon Moreno is a recommended fantasy starter on Sunday night. Fri, Oct 18, 2013 12:42:00 PM

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Colts ILB Jerrell Freeman (concussion) returned to practice Thursday.

It's a sign he'll be active for Sunday night's showdown with the Broncos. Freeman will likely be officially cleared on Friday.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 02:12:00 PM

Colts ILB Jerrell Freeman exited Monday night's Week 6 game against the Chargers with a concussion.

Freeman is done for the night. He also has a cut on his shin, but that's obviously not a long-term issue. Entering the night, Freeman was Pro Football Focus' No. 18 inside linebacker. He's been excelling as a run defender and pass rusher. Mario Harvey is in the game next to Pat Angerer at inside 'backer.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 10:36:00 PM

Playing with his injured left thumb wrapped Sunday, Colts MLB Jerrell Freeman broke Jeff Herrod's 1994 franchise record with 202 "unofficial" tackles this season.

That number comes courtesy of the coaching staff. The NFL credits Freeman with 145 tackles, which ranks fifth in the league. The CFL's runner-up for Most Outstanding Defensive Player in 2011 has been one of many gems unearthed by first-year GM Ryan Grigson.
Mon, Dec 31, 2012 05:11:00 PM

Colts MLB Jerrell Freeman's teammates are calling him "Baby Ray."

The reference is to Ray Lewis. After racking up 16 tackles in Sunday's win over the Bills, Freeman is up to 101 in 11 games -- good for fourth in the league. He also has two sacks, one interception he returned for a touchdown and a forced fumbled. The CFL's Most Outstanding Player in 2011, Freeman has turned into an IDP asset.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 10:23:00 AM

Colts GM Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano reportedly believe ILB Jerrell Freeman is a "keeper" for the future.

Freeman has played 590 of a possible 603 defensive snaps this season according to Pro Football Focus. He is also tied for ninth in the NFL in tackles with 73. After Freeman finished as the runner-up for Most Outstanding Defensive Player in the CFL in 2011, the Colts signed him and plugged him right into the starting lineup. Freeman rarely comes off the field with Pat Angerer and Kavell Conner rotating next to him. He's developed into a quality IDP player in his rookie season.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 04:05:00 PM

Colts MLB Jerrell Freeman (head) is practicing in full Wednesday.

Freeman left last week's loss with a head injury, but he apparently passed all concussion testing. IDP owners now need to monitor the status of Pat Angerer (foot), who is considered questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 12:23:00 PM

Colts ILB Jerrell Freeman left Sunday's Week 6 loss to the Jets with a possible concussion.

Freeman did provide IDP owners with 14 tackles before leaving, but his Week 7 status is now unclear. He'll have to pass concussion protocols and Pat Angerer (foot) is likely nearing a return.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 10:42:00 AM

Colts signed former Saskatchewan Roughriders LB Jerrell Freeman.

Freeman became the first player from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to be offered an NFL contract when he signed as a UDFA with the Titans in 2008. After matriculating to Saskatchewan, Freeman led the CFL in tackles in 2011, finishing as runner-up for Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors. Undersized at 6'0", 220 pounds, Freeman will battle for a special teams job in Indy.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 01:40:00 PM

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