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Plot Thickens for Simon

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After months of being locked in a dispute with the Colts, Corey Simon reportedly learns that Indianapolis has activated him. Or did they? Another report now indicates that there was a "clerical error" at and he's still on the team's PUP list. Either way, Freeney's deal opens the door for Simon's release. Find out why inside...

With a Monday deadline looming for franchise tagged free agents to sign a long-term deal, Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney gets a call on Thursday telling him that he's going to be the highest paid defensive player in the National Football League. The six-year, $72 million deal -- which includes a $30 million signing bonus -- actually provides cap relief to the Colts of about $3.65 million... Recommended Stories

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