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Freeney faces stiff challenge

The Who proves as detrimental as Who Dat Nation for Indy DE's injured ankle

Originally Published: February 7, 2010
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Somehow, the Indianapolis Colts knew Dwight Freeney would play. A man doesn't spend 17 hours a day rehabbing a swollen right ankle for nothing. Freeney didn't even take a cortisone shot Sunday before he took the field against the New Orleans Saints. Didn't talk to his teammates about the pain. And when he spun around in his trademark whirling-dervish move, it appeared as if everything would go right for the Colts.

Three hours and three Saints touchdowns later, Freeney braced himself ...

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