Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have benched quarterback Josh Freeman and replaced him with rookie Mike Glennon. The move Wednesday came two days after coach Greg Schiano insisted Freeman remained the starter because he gave the team the best chance to win. The winless Bucs have lost their first three games, two on field goals in the closing seconds. Freeman has completed just 45.7 percent of his passes for 571 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions. Glennon was drafted in the third round out of North Carolina State, where he spent part of his college career as a backup to Russell Wilson. He will make his first pro start Sunday at home against Arizona. After setting single-season team records for passing yards and points scored in 2012, the Bucs have scored just three offensive touchdowns through three games - none in the past seven quarters. Freeman's completion percentage and quarterback rating (59.3) are last in the league, and Tampa Bay has lost eight of its past nine games...
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