Originally written May 19, 2013 on The Bay Cave:
Since the Bucs drafted North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon, several have attempted to label the quarterback competition between he and Josh Freeman as a controversy. Speaking to the National Football Post, head coach Greg Schiano emphasized that the team already has a starting quarterback. Look, I’m not against that (Glennon winning the starting job). We have a starting quarterback. It’s not like we’re looking to find a starter. But competition is competition. Mike Glennon is a fierce competitor. I knew that when he was coming out of high school. Now being able to work with him a little, you can see it on the practice field. Schiano does a great job of addressing both quarterbacks here — reiterating that the starter is Josh Freeman and making it clear that Glennon was drafted to compete. The Bucs second year head coach has been talking about competition at the position since the end of last season. Now they have it. But by Schiano saying that they are not looking for a starter, he shows that he supports Josh Freeman for the moment. At the end of the day, it will only make Freeman better, or worse — making it his job to win or lose.   The post Greg Schiano: “We have a starting quarterback.” appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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