Found October 07, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
The Buffalo Bills were also affected by Josh Freeman signing with the Vikings. The Bills made a late push to acquire Freeman, but were unsuccessful.  With E.J. Manuel out several weeks with a knee injury, Adam Schefter is reporting that the Bills will start practice squad member Thad Lewis at quarterback on Sunday against the Bengals. Bills HC Doug Marrone told WGR 550 in Buffalo that Thad Lewis will start at quarterback Sunday vs. Cincinnati. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 7, 2013 “Thad gives us the best chance. We’re going to give him an opportunity to see what he has,” Marrone said, via the teams website. Doug Marrone: "Thad gives us the best chance. We're going to give him an opportunity to see what he has" — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) October 7, 2013 Lewis started one game for the Browns last season, a 24-10 loss to the Steelers in Week 17.  He was 22-of-32 for 204 yards with one touchdown and one interception in that game. The Bills reportedly are close to signing Pat White as well.

Agent: Freeman headed to Minnesota

Josh Freeman is headed to Minnesota. Freeman's agent, Erik Burkhardt, revealed the move in a one-word tweet Sunday night, saying: ''Vikings!!!'' Burkhardt then confirmed to The Associated Press in a phone interview that Freeman agreed to a one-year deal for $3 million. Freeman was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, a week after being benched in...

Josh Freeman is in Minnesota now

I read a post at Grantland when Josh Freeman was benched that painted the picture of a quarterback that was teeming with talent, but was so misused and was neglected the opportunity to develop that his career has fallen apart. Bill Barnwell brought up some interesting points and had good observations on Freeman’s career, that I think all Vikings fans should check out. I’ll boil...

Report: Josh Freeman to Sign With Minnesota Vikings

Just three days after Josh Freeman was released by the only team he’s ever known, the fifth-year quarterback has reportedly signed with the Minnesota Vikings. NBC broke the news during their Sunday Night Football broadcast just after the completion of the 49ers-Texans game. ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirmed the news minutes later on Twitter. Freeman will reportedly be signed to...

No NFL interest for free agent QB Josh Freeman

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finally pulled the trigger on the move that I suggested this past week, just release QB Josh Freeman. Multiple media outlets reported that the Buccaneers front office was contacting all 31 other franchises in order to orchestrate a trade for the player once thought of as the franchise quarterback the team has been searching for years. No team was interested...

Vikings agree to terms with former Bucs QB Josh Freeman

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota's starting quarterback this week will be Matt Cassel or Christian Ponder, not Josh Freeman. Beyond Sunday, there's no guarantee. The Vikings were finalizing Freeman's contract Monday. He didn't make it in time for practice but was scheduled to arrive later in the day. Coach Leslie Frazier said there's not enough time for...

Minnesota Vikings and Josh Freeman: two trainwrecks unite

Josh Freeman or Christian Ponder? Hmm, that’s tough. Christian Ponder or Josh Freeman? Sounds like a sink-or-sink opportunity for the Minnesota Vikings. And that’s ironic because Vikings are known for their prowess in shipping. Josh Freeman has agreed to one-year deal worth $3M with the Vikings, according to Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1. So what happens now? Has anyone seen...

Bye week not always a blessing

Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay and Washington all had byes in Week-5. The four teams that didn't play this weekend have a combined 2-14 record, but the week off may have been just what the doctor ordered and not only for the obvious reasons. Yes, Minnesota took the weekend to evaluate their quarterback play and then make a run for Josh Freeman -- who they successfully signed...

Josh Freeman will be a better Viking than Christian Ponder

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Josh Freeman won’t start at quarterback this Sunday when the Carolina Panthers travel to Minnesota. The 25-year-old Freeman signed with Minnesota three days after getting clipped by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 3. Freeman struggled mightily this season over three games as a Buc and completed an abysmal 45.7 percent of his 94 attempts...

Josh Freeman chooses to sign with Vikings

Josh Freeman has chosen to sign with the Minnesota Vikings days after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers finally released him. Freeman was also being pursued by the Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, and San Francisco 49ers according to reports, before he decided Minnesota was the best place for him. Jay Glazer reports that running back Adrian Peterson […]

Freeman picks Vikings as destination for his reclamation

The Minnesota Vikings appeared to further cut the cord with third-year QB Christian Ponder Sunday night when it was announced that they signed Tampa Bay castoff Josh Freeman. Reports suggest that Freeman signed a one-year deal for around $3 million. Ponder’s future already seemed in question when the 0-3 Vikings turned to Matt Cassel and emerged from London with a win that kept...

Josh Freeman signs one-year deal with Vikings

Josh Freeman, who was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, is signing with the Minnesota Vikings. Freeman’s agent Erik Burkhardt made the announcement via Twitter. Vikings!!! — Erik Burkhardt (@ErikBurkhardt) October 7, 2013 According to ESPN NFL 

Sunday will tell the tale of Bucs 2013 season

  If your head is spinning from all the events going on at One Bucs Place, you have company. Several counties that make up the gulf coast worth of company! But if your looking for a solution, or resolution to the events, well that comes in 5 days when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will take on the Philadelphia Eagles. The result, both the score and the way the team plays, will...

Bills bring in Pat White and Dennis Dixon

The Buffalo Bills were one of the teams hoping to sign Josh Freeman (signed with Vikings) and this Monday morning named practice squad quarterback, Thad Lewis, the starter for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.  However, Josh Alper of NBCSports reports that the Bills are still kicking the tires of re-tread QBs like Pat White and Dennis Dixon.Reports are that both...

Report: Bills “Intensifying Efforts” To Sign QB Josh Freeman

ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen are reporting that the Buffalo Bills are “intensifying efforts” Sunday night to sign free agent QB Josh Freeman. Schefter adds that the Raiders and Vikings are still  involved as well. According to Mortensen, the Bills believe the AFC East is “wide open.” Jay Glazer mentioned a few hours ago that the Bills were ”making a late...

Report: Bills Now Open To Trading S Jairus Byrd

Well it seems the Buffalo Bills have had enough of pro bowl safety Jairus Byrd and his theatrics. Adam Schefter is reporting that Buffalo is now open to dealing Byrd for the right price. Bills know wisest course of action is to trade franchise S Jairus Byrd and they now are open to dealing him, per sources. Talks ongoing. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2013 Byrd, who...
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