On February 19,2007, the Colts placed the franchise tag on Freeney following the expiration of his rookie contract.
On July 13, 2007 Dwight Freeney signed a six-year, $72 million contract with $30 million in guarantees making Freeney the highest paid defensive player in the NFL.
In 2007, Freeney would help the Colts defeat the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI to become NFL Champions.
During the 2007 NFL season while performing his signature "spin" move, Freeney suffered a Lisfranc fracture and was forced to miss the remainder of the season.
Dwight Freeney was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 11th selection in the 2002 NFL Draft.
Freeney is a three-time Pro Bowler
As of 2006 he plays for the Indianapolis Colts.
He plays defensive end.