Josh Freeman struggling in 1st half as QB controversy continues
The drama in Tampa Bay surrounding quarterback Josh Freeman and head coach Greg Schiano reached new highs (or lows, depending on how you look at it) this week and news surfaced Sunday morning that Freeman may seek a trade. After Sunday's performance in the first half against the Saints, Schiano may be happy to comply.
Freeman is 5-of-11 for 31 yards and one touchdown against New Orleans as the Bucs trail 10-7 at the half.
Reports earlier this week suggested that the Bucs held a players-only meeting to discuss a vote for team captain that didn't result in Freeman getting one of the nods. He had been a team captain for every season except his rookie year, but lost out in the vote this year. Some believed that Schiano rigged the vote so that Freeman wouldn't be honored as a captain because they don't believe he is a fan of Freeman's play.
If Freeman doesn't improve on his 2.8 yards per pass attempt, he won't have much excuse as to why he should stay in.
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