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Should the Packers consider Josh Freeman as their backup?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ExpatPacker, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. Southpaw
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    Absolutely not. I heard he was a ******** at the collegiate level. Which ultimately means he's a ******** at the professional level. If a brilliant coach like Greg Schiano benched him, illegally revealed his personal information by violating HIPPA rules, and then cut him, you know he sucks. He's never done anything good in this league, ever. He also never led his team to anything even as good as a 10 win season.

    I also heard he tossed a puppy out of a moving car and when he was a toddler would cook ants under a magnifying glass during the hot Kansas City summer months.

    The guy doesn't deserve to wear a green jersey or play for such a class organization with a history of players with such clean backgrounds and such divine character.
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    OMG, thanks for the laugh! :)
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    Supposedly 8 teams have expressed interest in him and he has narrowed it down to three. I hope we aren't a part of the 8 or the 3
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    No team is going to give anything up for a guy they know the Bucs don't want on their team anymore. The Bucs are at fault for not being able to even get a 7th rounder for Freeman. They handled that situation so poorly teams knew he would eventually be cut and be able to sign him without giving anything up.
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    I would say yes, or at least give him a look. He has the talent to play in the NFL and if the packers can mold him into a good QB they might be able to trade him.

    Now I think it would heavily depend on wether Freeman was willing to be a backup, and I would assume he would look to be a starter somewhere else before being signed as a backup.

    Well i got an update on my phone that says the Vikings are going to sign Freeman.

    edit. The vikings have signed Freeman to a 1 year contract.
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    BREAKING NEWS: FREEMAN SIGNED A ONE YEAR CONTRACT WITH THE VIQUEENS.
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    Vikings signed Freeman to a 1 yr deal
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    Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap. Crap.Crap. Crap. Did I say Crap?


    Stupid move.
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    WOW.....That says a lot about what they think of Ponder.....lol
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    Ponder has to see this as the end. I wonder if his wife will be looking for greener pastures.

    How ya doin?
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    well, now they have a trio of crappy QB's
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    I would have to vote "No". He had issues in Tampa, he will continue to have issues wherever he goes. I still feel we should continue to look for a good back up QB, but I don't feel he is the one. Matt Flynn come home!!
    Trivia question: What NFL team has 5 QB's on their roster? You got it the team in the purple pajama's!
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    It's one thing to be benched, it's another when your own coach violates HIPPA rules and publicly discloses private information on one of his players. He has every right to be angry and act out even if it may be in his best interest to sack up and be quiet about it.

    There are players on every team that have issues and Freeman, whatever his issues may be, are no exception.

    The Bucs franchise is an absolute mess, dare I say worse than the Jets. At least the Jets players will play hard for Rex Ryan.

    But when your coach does stuff like Schiano did to Freeman, it's going to be hard for the rest of the team to play hard for their coach because they can't trust him. What Schiano did was low and despicable and once again Josh Freeman has every right to be upset and don't be shocked after this season to see him get fired.

    The Bucs not being able to acquire something in return for Freeman, IMO has nothing to do with his ability as a player or whatever issues he may or may not have.

    They needed to get Freeman out of Tampa to avoid creating an even more toxic environment. Typically by NFL rule when a team is in disaster, the first person to get booted from the team is a player, the coach will usually be the last person in the pecking order to get fired.

    Whatever the case, he already made his decision on a team. I just think some people are being a little unfair
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    The Vikings have never been afraid of players with "issues" and Leslie Frazier is the man to deal with them. That said, it's not like Freeman was Terrell Owens. Freeman has the ability that Ponder clearly doesn't have in him. If you're the Vikings you can't sit on your hands and waste away another valuable season in AP's career. Now if they can shed Jared Allen's horrendous contract they could really start putting something together
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    Bring back Flynn. Just cut by the Raiders.
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    If in fact TB did leak the info I would think he has a lawsuit. TB had no right to leak the info but Freeman needed to man up & be there for the team pics & meetings if only to take the high road & help himself out
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    So, he's off to the franchise of the pleasure cruise
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    The 1 good thing about going from TB to the Vikings is the Vikings are 1-3. TB is 0-4
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