Josh Freeman Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding QB

Matt FitzgeraldCorrespondent IIISeptember 15, 2013

Sep 22, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman (5) reacts during the fourth quarter of a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots defeated the Buccaneers 23-3. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman is the subject of rumors and speculation following his release by the franchise that selected him in the first round of the NFL draft out of Kansas State in 2009. 

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports first reported that Freeman was seeking a trade. On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Freeman was benched as the team's starting quarterback in favor of Mike Glennon.

On Thursday, Oct. 3, Freeman was cut from the Buccaneers, and he is now a free agent. On Sunday night, Freeman reportedly was signed by the Minnesota Vikings.