While there is much speculation about where former Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman might land, why not throw another team into the mix, the San Francisco 49ers. Why not? Freeman is linked with rumors to possibly be headed to the Bay area with the connection between himself and Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olsen. Why wouldn’t the Niners be interested?
Would they pass because of their stellar roster behind Colin Kaepernick? That would be pop gun armed Colt McCoy and former Arizona Cardinals QB John Skelton.
Chances are, Kaepernick isn’t going down for the season, being a massive quarterback, but he does run a lot and there is always the possibility of a knee injury. If he does suffer an injury, McCoy and Skelton don’t have the mobility that Kaepernick has and the already confined San Francisco offense due to injuries will become even more conservative.
Looking at the resume, Freeman has more career starts and has put up better numbers than either of the backups to Kaepernic...