Found September 25, 2013 on Sports-Glory:

Buccaneers The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have beached starting quaterback Josh Freeman for rookie third-round pick Mike Glennon, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Ed Werder.   The team decided this would be the 

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