There is no mystery with how Tampa Bay will use first-round quarterback Josh Freeman. He’s the backup. But for how long?
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The Buccaneers have four quarterbacks vying for three jobs. The only one not on the trading block right now is first-round draft pick Josh Freeman.
Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Buffalo Bills, Byron Leftwich, Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Josh Freemen, Josh Johnson, Luke McCown, New Orleans Saints, Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Buccaneers have been contacting other teams this week to gauge interest in their quarterbacks after putting off a decision to name a starter, according to league sources.
Tampa Bay Bucs head coach Raheem Morris isn’t quite ready to name a starting quarterback, and didn’t deny he could extend the competition for the starting spot through the team’s third preseason game.
The other three quarterbacks in Tampa Bay have received considerable attention, for various reasons, but Josh Johnson has flashed his potential, too.
NFL.com’s Thomas George made a few observations while visiting Buccaneers training camp.
Tucked away in the final line of a press release announcing the signing of third-round pick DT Roy Miller, the Buccaneers also announced on Monday that veteran QB Brian Griese had been released.
The Buccaneers seem to have more contestants for quarterback than your typical American Idol audition, but veteran Luke McCown isn’t backing down.