Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 10/11/12

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 27: Josh Freeman #5 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers runs to pass the ball during the game against the New Orleans Saints at the Louisiana Superdome on December 27, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
TAMPA, Fla. Josh Freeman stepped to the podium at One Buc Place Thursday afternoon looking more relaxed than usual. He cracked a few jokes, smiled easily and seemed refreshed from the recent bye week for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It was visible change from the more guarded and tense demeanor of the Buc quarterback who presided over an inconsistent offense in three straight losses after a season-opening win over Carolina. And maybe his loose, laid-back style bodes well for Sunday at 1 p.m. when Freeman faces a high-pressure situation facing a tough Kansas City defense and a Chiefs team that represents the best chance for a win that the Bucs will have any time soon. For a franchise performer increasingly under the microscope, with fans wondering whether hell regain his winning touch of 2010, Freeman has a fair amount of weight on his shoulders these days. Yet perhaps the two-week break in between games providing a chance to get away as well as evaluate his performance will prov...
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