Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 7/3/13
Tampa Bay quarterback Josh Freeman is entering the fifth year of his career after being a first round draft pick by the Buccaneers in 2009, and even though he has made a Pro Bowl, the quarterback is entering the final year of his contract. Freeman signed this contract as a rookie, which included $26 million for five years with over $8 million coming in 2013. One would think that at some point, the Buccaneers would have extended Freeman to lock him up for years to come.But that has not happened, and with the coaching change in Tampa a little over a year ago, it is not inconceivable to see Freeman as the odd man out.In fact, the quarterback’s play can be considered a big reason as to why Tampa Bay fired former head coach Raheem Morris.After posting a 95.9 passer rating with 25 touchdowns and just six interceptions, making the Pro Bowl and leading the Buccaneers to a surprising 10-6 record, but missing the playoffs, Freeman fell from grace in 2011 throwing 22 interceptions. Tampa Bay e...
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