Tampa Bay Bucs: Why the Bucs Should Give Freeman a New Contract

January 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman became the organization's all-time leader in touchdowns with 78 this past season. Freeman tossed a career-high 27 TDs in 2012, also a team record.
So it may be a little baffling to some to suggest that the Bucs are balking on giving the young quarterback an extension.
On Monday, Bucs general manager Mark Dominik said that the team is no rush to give Freeman a new deal.
“Josh is going to try to play the best he can, and we'll watch the situation unfold and how the offseason goes. But Josh has done a good job.”
Not exactly a ringing endorsement for the man who holds the franchise record for passing touchdowns.
But in addition to the team’s tepid response to Freeman’s status, Dominik stated that he’s not the only party involved who wants to take it slow with Freeman. Apparently, so does Freeman.
“There's no hurry from Josh Freeman and his representation (either). So there's good communication g...

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