Freeman was released by Tampa Bay early last season and spent the rest of with Minnesota. His one start for the Vikings was in a loss to the Giants in which he struggled, going 20 of 53 for yards with an interception. Freeman is the 15th veteran the Giants have added in free agency. New York is expected to keep either two or three quarterbacks next season. Tampa Bay cut Freeman in a messy split last year. He was the Buccaneers' first-round draft pick in out of Kansas State.
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Dumped by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , quarterback Josh Freeman had no shortage of interested teams that wanted to bring him aboard. Let's debate! After surveying the field, Freeman decided to join the Minnesota Vikings. It's a stunning fall from grace for Christian Ponder , whom the Vikings spoke so highly of all offseason. Ponder missed Week 4's win over the Pittsburgh Steelers with a rib injury, and now he might wind up watching most of the season from the bench. Freeman reportedly attracted interest from Buffalo, where he could have started for at least a few weeks. Instead, Freeman chose the Vikings.
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The team has no intention of immediately doing that, however, according to sources. Tampa Bay general manager Mark Dominik has made calls to about one-third of the teams in the NFL to determine whether there is interest in trading for Freeman, and the Buccaneers will have contacted every team by the end of Tuesday, according to sources. Interest has been described as being mild. The Buccaneers think Freeman is by far the best quarterback available, and they might be able to make a more equitable trade if a team loses its starting quarterback.
A few years ago, Josh Freeman was the talk of the league. He was making significant strides as a quarterback, and he was the center of dozens of different starting battles and team controversies during his career. Within the span of the last few years, however, he has gone from being one of the most talked-about quarterbacks in the game to being almost entirely forgotten. What happened to him?