Fantasy Football Expectations for Tampa Bay Bucs QB Josh Freeman

August 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Josh Freeman fractured the tip of his thumb on his right throwing hand in last night’s preseason game against the Chiefs.
While it may not sound significant, any time you see the word “fracture” and “throwing hand” in the same sentence, it’s worth analyzing.
By all accounts, Freeman was having a spectacular offseason and had really taken control of the Bucs offense. This injury will delay Tampa’s offensive evolution a little bit. Freeman is scheduled to sit out the rest of the preseason.
The players who lose the most in this are the young receivers the Bucs are trying to develop. Mike Williams has been phenomenal so far, and Sammie Stroughter has really come on late as well. It would have been nice for Tampa to have a couple more preseason games for their first team offense to gel even more.
It looks like Tampa Bay expects him back for the start of the season, but that’s not a guarantee. The beat writers in Tampa are e...

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