Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/27/12

ATLANTA - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Josh Freeman #5 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers steps back in the pocket against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 29, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
We’ve seen this before from Josh Freeman and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was 2010 when Freeman was anointed the starting quarterback for the entire season. He responded by throwing 25 touchdowns and only six interceptions. He would finish the season with a 95.9 quarterback rating and the hearts of the Buccaneers faithful. Many believed they had finally found a franchise quarterback that could take them back to the playoffs. 2011 was nothing but a disappointment for Freeman. Not only did the touchdown passes dramatically decrease to 16, the interceptions skyrocketed to 22. His performance left many scratching their heads as the Bucs only managed to win a total of four games coming off a strong 10-6 campaign.… Read more
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