4 DWIGHT FREENY – HARTFORD
Dwight Freeny was born in Hartford, CT. Freeny has had a very successful and extensive career. In his 15 year career he has played for the Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals, and the Atlanta Falcons. Freeny was the runner up in voting for the 200 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. Freeny is a 7 time pro bowler (2003-2005, 2008-2001), a 3 time all pro first team (04, 05, 09) and the NFL sacks leader in 2004. Freeny is currently 18th all-time in sacks in NFL history. He is also 20th all-time in playoff game appearances. Over his 15 year career Freeny has been to three super bowls winning one in 2006 with the Colts against the Chicago Bears. Freeny also lost two other super bowls, one with the Colts in 2009 to the New Orleans Saints, and the other with the Falcons to the New England Patriots in 2017. Freeny has had one of the best careers of football players from CT and will possibly be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame one day.