Josh Freeman RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dolphins release QB Josh Freeman "Josh Freeman's fresh start with the Miami Dolphins didn't make it to training camp. The Dolphins announced Friday that the veteran quarterback has been released. Freeman spent less than three months with the team. Freeman's arrival in Miami came after Freeman spent the entire 2014 season..." July 25

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    mike freeman @mikefreemanNFL

    Josh Freeman had recent workout with Jets. I'm told he did well. Several other teams taking hard look at him.

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    QB Josh Freeman visited the Bears today.

  • Should the Vikings Consider Resigning Josh Freeman?

    Daily Norseman "Lately there have been some calls from a few fans for the Vikings to re-sign Josh Freeman in the off-season. We've been pretty adamant that Josh Freeman isn't coming back in 2014. But, never-the-less some of the arguments go like this: Josh Freeman didn't have adequate time to learn the..." January 20

  • Pushing Freeman as Vikings QB too early hurt Frazier

    USA Today "Leslie Frazier did everything he could to sell players on his gamble, despite signs Josh Freeman wasn't ready to play less than two weeks after signing with the Minnesota Vikings in October. "You could tell Josh did not know the offense," said one of several Vikings players who spoke to USA..." January 01

  • Vikings' Josh Freeman inactive (again) for Bears game

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "When all is done, Josh Freeman might get paid $2 million for playing one game for the Vikings. Once again, the quarterback was made inactive for Sunday's game against Chicago at the Metrodome. Since signing with the Vikings on Oct. 7, Freeman has been inactive for six of eight games. The..." December 01

  • Vikings' Josh Freeman inactive again

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Once again, Josh Freeman didn't dress out for the Vikings. The Vikings' quarterback was made inactive for Sunday's game at Green Bay. That marks the fifth time in seven games Freeman has been inactive since signing Oct. 7 with Minnesota. He played Oct. 21 against the New York Giants and was..." November 24

  • Vikings' Josh Freeman: 'Nobody in the NFL doesn't want to be the starter'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "All three Vikings quarterbacks were active Thursday night against the Washington Redskins, adding more intrigue to a saga that has no ending. Matt Cassel knew he was backing up Christian Ponder so he was most prepared to step in when Minnesota's starter dislocated his shoulder late in the third..." November 09

  • Vikings QB Josh Freeman a healthy scratch vs. Cowboys

    CBS Sports "Two weeks ago, and two weeks after signing with the Vikings, Josh Freeman made his first start for the team. It couldn't have gone worse. He completed 20 of 53 passes for 190 yards with an interception and looked wholly overmatched. Freeman was originally set to start the following week against..." November 03

  • Rodney Harrison is skeptical of Vikings QB Josh Freeman's concussion

    CBS Sports "Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman won't play against the Green Packers Packers on Sunday because of a concussion he suffered in Minnesota's loss to the Giants on Monday night. However not everyone's convinced Freeman has a concussion. Former Patriot safety Rodney Harrison thinks Freeman might be..." October 24

  • Josh Freeman to start at QB again

    ESPN "After missing his receivers throughout his first game as the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback Monday night Josh Freeman will get another turn as the starter this week. Coach Leslie Frazier said Freeman will start Sunday night at home against the Green Bay Packers making him the third..." October 23

  • Freeman has a concussion, Vikings may turn back to Ponder

    Pro Football Talk "The news at quarterback for the Vikings isn’t getting any better. Josh Freeman who had a bad outing in starting his first game with the Vikings on Monday night has suffered a concussion and may not be able to play this week against Green Bay. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier confirmed today that..." October 23

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    Minnesota Vikings @Vikings

    Coach Frazier: Josh Freeman will start on Sunday night against the Packers.

  • Josh Freeman: Vikings simply focused on next game

    Fox Sports North "The Minnesota Vikings hope Josh Freeman can settle the quarterback position. Freeman isn't being looked at as the savior for a 1-4 season though. "Oh man I don't know if one guy can save your season" coach Leslie Frazier said Thursday. "This is the ultimate team game. That's a cliché but in my..." October 18

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Vikings are seriously considering starting Josh Freeman this weekend

  • Fran Tarkenton: Josh Freeman? Vikings savior? Look out below

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Sunday had to be one of the lowest points I can think of for the Vikings and I was there from Game No. 1 in 1961. The home crowd has always been such an advantage first at the Met -- and even more so now at the Metrodome with the sound of the fans just booming all game long. Even watching the game..." October 16

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    Mark Craig @markcraignfl

    Frazier names Freeman the starter on Monday night

  • Freeman gets starting nod for Vikings on Monday night

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Josh Freeman was named the Vikings starting quarterback for Monday night's game against the New York Giants. Coach Leslie Frazier made the announcement at noon following the Vikings' morning practice where Freeman took reps with the first-team offense for the first time. Freeman was expected..." October 16

  • Report: Freeman eventually will start for Vikings

    Pro Football Talk "It looked obvious when the Vikings signed quarterback Josh Freeman. Then when the Vikings started talking about the situation it became less obvious. Now Jay Glazer of FOX Sports says it’s inevitable. Freeman eventually will start for the Vikings at some point this year. It makes sense...." October 13

  • Vikings' Josh Freeman: Fresh start should be good for him and team

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "As the head coach at Vanderbilt University James Franklin admittedly struggles to stay abreast of news beyond college football and specifically the Southeastern Conference. "Like most coaches I'm in a submarine" Franklin told the Pioneer Press. "I come in early and leave late at night and I..." October 12

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Josh Freeman is going to the Vikings per league source.

  • Vikings sign Josh Freeman to one-year deal

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings quarterback situation just became a lot more interesting. And crowded. The team signed free agent Josh Freeman to a one-year deal reportedly worth $3 million late Sunday night which presumably means Christian Ponder’s tenure is almost over. Freeman must learn the Vikings offense..." October 07

  • Report: 49ers interested in Josh Freeman

    CSN Bay Area "Quarterback Josh Freeman released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday has reportedly been contacted by the 49ers. The 49ers “courted” Freeman but he is not interested because he views himself as a starter reported Mike Silver of the NFL Network. Freeman has started 59 games in his five-year..." October 06

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Even though Raiders are obvious candidate for Josh Freeman sources say Vikings are among the intrgued but do have "lot of questions."

  • Report: Raiders have “definite interest” in Freeman

    Pro Football Talk "We’ve been keeping an eye on the Raiders when it comes to Josh Freeman for a variety of reasons. First the current regime has whiffed twice on quarterback acquisitions. Second Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Olson recently has raved about Freeman; the two men worked together for three years..." October 06

  • Raiders 'strongly considering' signing Josh Freeman

    Bucs Nation "According to Charlie Campbell of Walter Football the Oakland Raiders are likely to sign Josh Freeman provided their investigation into his departure from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers does not turn up any troubling details. Campbell worked for Pewter Report when current Raiders offensive coordinator..." October 05

  • Bucs release Josh Freeman

    ESPN "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released quarterback Josh Freeman on Thursday league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The team tried to trade the quarterback but wasn't able to find a taker. By releasing Freeman the Buccaneers are obligated to pay the quarterback all $6.2 million he was..." October 03

  • Josh Freeman's agent: Buccaneers leaked more confidential info

    CBS Sports "It's been an eventful 10 days for the Buccaneers. The team benched quarterback Josh Freemanlast week still found a way to lose to the Cardinals Sunday to drop to 0-4 and have spent the rest of the time dodging accusations that they're trying to sabotage Freeman's career and sully his good..." October 03

  • Buccaneers have fined Freeman twice in last month, consider suspension

    SI "Add another layer to the ongoing feud between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and quarterback Josh Freeman as SI has learned that Freeman has been fined twice by the club in the last month including once in the last week for conduct detrimental to the team. The infractions include missing at least one..." October 03

  • Bucs' Schiano denies leaking Freeman story; NFLPA investigates

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano said Tuesday that he played no role in ESPN's report that quarterback Josh Freeman is in Stage I of the NFL's substance-abuse program. “Absolutely not'' Schiano said when asked whether he leaked the information. After the ESPN story broke Monday..." October 02

  • Josh Freeman hints at Buccaneer smear campaign

    Pro Football Talk "Buccaneers (for now) quarterback Josh Freeman has responded to the report regarding his status in Stage One of the league’s substance abuse program. In a statement issued to PFT Freeman explains that he has a prescription for Adderall due to ADHD. Freeman says that last year he accidentally..." October 01

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    "@FFD: Jay Glazer just reported on FFD Josh Freeman was asked not to attend a Bucs team meeting ...

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    Brian McIntyre @brian_mcintyre

    RT @Edwerderespn: Source says Bucs have called nearly dozen teams about trading Josh Freeman and indicated plan to reach out to all 32

  • Bucs QB Josh Freeman is in stage one of the NFL's drug program

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman is a stage one participant in the NFL's drug program but he is not one strike away from a suspension despite being subject to random testing according to league and player sources with knowledge of his status. Freeman has obtained a temporary use..." September 30

  • Disagreement in Tampa about why Freeman wasn’t on sideline

    Pro Football Talk "The Buccaneers lost a game in the final minutes for the third time this year when the Cardinals came back from 10-0 down to win 13-10 on a Jay Feely field goal. So things didn’t change that much in Mike Glennon’s first start as the quarterback in Tampa on the field. They didn’t change off the..." September 29

  • Josh Freeman open to contract extension if acquired via trade

    CBS Sports "With Josh Freeman's tenure in Tampa Bay now obviously shortlived -- an eventuality we reported two weeks ago -- attention has turned to what the Buccaneers could fetch for him in a trade. It's clear Tampa head coach Greg Schiano would prefer Freeman to be out of his organization and given the..." September 29

  • Josh Freeman inactive; reportedly missed meeting this week

    CBS Sports "As expected recently benched Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman will be inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals. The decision was made in part because Freeman has played poorly through three weeks he conducted an interview with ESPN that wasn't authorized by the team and he reportedly..." September 29

  • Josh Freeman might be inactive; Bucs' top WRs questionable

    Fox Sports Florida "Could Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman be declared inactive Sunday? It’s possible. It appears the Bucs are considering making Freeman inactive Sunday following a whirlwind week for the five-year veteran. Two days after making the switch from Freeman to rookie Mike Glennon --..." September 28

  • Report: Josh Freeman could be the Buccaneers’ third QB on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "One week after starting what could very well be his last game for the Buccaneers Josh Freeman might not even be the club’s top backup on Sunday against Arizona according to a published report. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times the Buccaneers may demote Freeman to the No. 3..." September 27

  • Josh Freeman seeking trade

    Fox Sports "Josh Freeman is seeking a trade a source close to the situation told on Wednesday just hours after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was demoted to the backup role behind Mike Glennon. No official communication has been made to or from Freeman the source said but the request to..." September 26

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bucs have made the move: Benching Josh Freeman for Mike Glennon per league source.

  • QB switch-a-roo: Bucs will bench Freeman for Glennon

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman is being benched this week and will be replaced by rookie Mike Glennon a team source with knowledge of the decision told The Tampa Tribune. The decision to bench Freeman comes after a meeting Tuesday at One Buc Place involving head coach Greg..." September 25

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    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    No surprise: Jaguars have zero interest in trading for Bucs QB Josh Freeman

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    Rick Stroud @NFLSTROUD

    Schiano says Josh Freeman is the Bucs starter.

  • Bucs offensive woes 'frustrate' Freeman

    Tampa Bay Times "In just two games this season Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman has gone from a passer coming off a record-setting 2012 to resetting the other extreme of his career. Sunday's 16-14 loss to the Saints saw Freeman complete only nine passes the fewest among his 59 starts with his second-lowest..." September 21

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    On #Bucs coach Greg Schiano & QB Josh Freeman: There is a growing disconnect there some real tension. Yet Bucs say "he's our starter."

  • Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman likely to seek a trade

    CBS Sports "With the relationship between Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting quarterback Josh Freeman and coach Greg Schiano seen by league and team sources as beyond repair Freeman is likely to ask for a deal ahead of next month's trade deadline. Schiano whose tenure already stands at a perilous point despite..." September 15

  • Bucs QB Freeman feels ‘badly’ about missing team photo

    Tampa Tribune "Embattled quarterback Josh Freeman acknowledged Thursday that he overslept and missed a team photo session of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week but denied any suggestions of a frayed relationship with head coach Greg Schiano. Freeman in the final year of his rookie contract was not named an..." September 13

  • Josh Freeman misses Buccaneers’ annual team photo

    Tampa Tribune "Embattled quarterback Josh Freeman did not show up last week for the team photo of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Multiple sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed that Freeman was late and did not participate in the annual team photo which was held a few days before Tampa Bay players voted..." September 12

  • It’s players-only meeting time in Tampa, captaincy vote questioned

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when the team coached by the son of legendary Buccaneers defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin may or may not have had a players-only meeting Monte Kiffin’s former team definitely did. Per multiple league sources the Buccaneers conducted a players-only meeting in the wake of Sunday’s..." September 12