UPDATE: Dwight Freeney joins Adrian Wilson, John Abraham in meeting with Patriots, according to reports
[Update 9 a.m. EDT] Former Colts DE Dwight Freeney, 33, is also in Foxborough to meet with the Patriots according to Tom Curran of CSNNE.
Free-agent safety Adrian Wilson and defensive end John Abraham will visit with the New England Patriots on Friday, the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Albert Breer reported Thursday.
Wilson and Abraham represent two potential veteran bargains for New England. Both Wilson and Abraham were both recently cut. The Patriots need help on their defensive line and in their secondary, though they face more of a pressing need at cornerback with Aqib Talib and Kyle Arrington unrestricted free agents.
The 33-year-old Wilson is durable — he has played in at least 14 games in all but one of his 12 NFL seasons. He had 54 tackles, three sacks and an interception last season with the Arizona Cardinals.
Abraham, who will be 35 at the start of next season, has continued to remain a force on the defensive line. He had 10 sacks and six forced fumbles with the Atlanta Falcons last season. He was slowed by an ankle injury in the playoffs, and durability has been a concern throughout his career with the Falcons and New York Jets.
Former #Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson is set to visit with the Patriots, according to a source. Interesting…
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 15, 2013
In addition to Adrian Wilson, Patriots will host ex-Falcons DE John Abraham on a visit tomorrow.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 15, 2013