Josh Freeman Released by Giants: Latest Details, Reaction and Analysis

May 30, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants released backup quarterback Josh Freeman Friday just over a month after signing him, according to Giants.com's Michael Eisen.
New York signed Freeman April 21 to bolster its quarterback depth but is now left with the same three signal-callers that were featured on its roster for the entire 2013 season: Eli Manning, Ryan Nassib and Curtis Painter.
A veteran passer drafted 17th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2009 NFL draft, the 26-year-old Freeman has appeared in 61 regular-season games for the Bucs and Minnesota Vikings over the past five seasons.
ESPN's Andrew Brandt breaks down Freeman's remarkable fall from grace:
After completing just 45.7 percent of his passes for 571 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions in three games with the Bucs in 2013, Freeman was released by Tampa Bay in early October. He would sign with the Vikings just days later, making one dreadful start for Minnesota before suffering a concussion and bein...

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