Found October 26, 2012 on The Bay Cave:

Josh Freeman’s first full season of starts in 2010 showed promise of what Tampa Bay could expect out of their young quarterback in the future. And while last season’s play did not match that of the previous season, this season has shown the possibility of having the Josh Freeman that everyone has been waiting for.  Freeman came under a lot of scrutiny in 2011. Many questioned his quarterback play and his leadership. His stats did not match that of 2010 when he helped lead the team to a 10-6 record. But that did not phase the 24 year old quarterback out of Kansas State. His commitment to improve from last season started showing in the offseason. Freeman dropped from 260 lbs down to 240 lbs. He began working one on one with newly hired offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan on the very first day even without a playbook being drawn up. His numbers for the past three weeks are impressive and very encouraging as well. He has thrown for 1,010 yards, nine touchdowns, one interception, and has a quarterback rating of 113.9. During the first four games of the season, he threw for 790 yards, five touchdowns, four interceptions, and a quarterback rating of 75.3. Before Thursday night’s victory over the Minnesota Vikings, no other quarterback in Tampa Bay history has thrown for three or more touchdowns in three consecutive games. Freeman did just that. The recent success could be credited to the work he and the coaches put in during the bye week in week five. Both sides agreed the issues that were seen on tape were correctable and it shows they may have made those corrections. We are seeing a more confident Josh Freeman and one who seems to have finally gotten on the same page with his receivers. So will Josh Freeman turn out to be the franchise quarterback the organization and the fans have hoped for? May still be too early to tell. However, if the recent success is any indication of what’s to come, it sure will be fun to watch. (Photo credit: AP) The post Is Josh Freeman becoming the quarterback he was drafted to be? appeared first on The Bay Cave.

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