Found February 22, 2013 on
At the conclusion of the 2012 regular season, Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie head coach Greg Schiano didn’t sound too convinced that Josh Freeman would be the long term answer at quarterback for the club. The team stated that they would not extend his contract as he heads into the final year of his rookie deal. On Thursday, Schiano changed his tune a bit, claiming that he believes that Freeman can help the Buccaneers achieve their goals.
“Josh Freeman is out quarterback. And I believe that Josh Freeman-with Josh Freeman, we’ll be able to accomplish our goals,” Schiano told reporters at the NFL Combine.
With Schiano at the helm, Freeman achieved some career high numbers. He set personal records for yards passed (4,065), yards per attempt (7.29), attempts (558),and touchdowns (27). However, turnovers were an issue (25 total( and his completion percentage fell off (54.8% vs. 62.8 in 2011).
Schiano had told reporters at the end of the season that the buccaneers had immediate plans to bring...
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If you have followed the Buccaneers the past few seasons, you would see why Josh Freeman is one of the most talked about player in pewter and red. So it’s only fitting head coach Greg Schiano would be asked about Tampa Bay’s young quarterback. “Josh Freeman is our quarterback,” Schiano said today at the NFL Scouting Combine. “I believe with Josh Freeman we can accomplish...
Josh Freeman, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Statistically speaking fantasy football wise, Josh Freeman had his best year yet in the NFL during 2012. The problem is that the NFL is not fantasy football and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are not going to sit back and hope that he continues...
LeGarrette Blount took the league by storm his rookie season after breaking 1,000 yards rushing in just 13 games. Last season, just two years after his rookie campaign, Blount found himself sitting on the bench and barely sniffing the field. Much of the reason why Blount rarely saw the field was because Doug Martin was unstoppable in 2012. Martin was even named to the Pro Bowl...
Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik announced today that the team will not use a franchise or transition tag on any player, including defensive end Michael Bennett. Instead, they appear to be giving the starting spot to Da’Quan Bowers. “Da’Quan is a guy I thought continued to accelerate his play throughout the end of the season,” Dominik said via the Tampa Bay Times...
As the Tampa Bay Buccaneers prepare for the start of the free agency period as well as the upcoming NFL Draft, the team will likely focus on rebuilding the defensive side of the ball. The Buccaneers are going to have to answer questions about two defensive players and whether they fit in the Tampa Bay plans going forward, LB Quincy Black and S Ronde Barber.
Barber shifted over to...
Has Quincy Black played his last game with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? It's unknown.
On Thursday, Bucs general manager Mark Dominik told the Tampa Bay Times that the future of the six-year linebacker, taken out of New Mexico in the third round 68th overall in the 2007 draft, is questionable after the player underwent nerve graft surgery at the end of January. Dominik said it...