• Bucs replacing Josh Freeman with Mike Glennon

    Summary of 40 articles · Updated Sep 27, 2013
    According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Buccaneers are making a move at quarterback, replacing starter Josh Freeman with rookie Mike Glennon. “Yesterday I spent like the entire time on Josh [Freeman] and Mike [Glennon] and the quarterback change. But Schiano now has tied his entire future to Mike Glennon That’s the rookie who will replace Freeman in the starting lineup Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals "I think Mike Glennon is Mike Glennon," Schiano said shortly after pointing to the success of rookie quarterbacks last season. Citing the fact that Freeman had lost eight of his last nine games, Schiano said rookie Mike Glennon gives the Buccaneers the “best chance to win today,” and that the chance to get a game in before a bye week was important. – Maybe losing his job as the starting quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is the best thing that could happen to Josh Freeman In his first regular-season NFL start, Glennon will face an Arizona Cardinals defense that currently ranks 25th in Football Outsiders’ opponent-adjusted defensive metrics. Schiano denied reports that he rigged the voting to keep Freeman from being a team captain and then later revealed that the quarterback overslept and missed the team's annual photo session.
    • Who will Bucs QB Mike Glennon throw to?

      TAMPA, Fla. -- Rookie quarterback Mike Glennon might not have his full stable of receivers when he makes his NFL debut Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Coach Greg Schiano said that tight end Tom Crabtree has been ruled out. Schiano said Crabtree ha…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Glennon won’t have full complement of targets

      Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon wasn’t going to have an easy job anyway. But things are much more complicated because of injuries that could have him throwing to the kind of targets he was working with when he was the backup. The Bucs announced that…
    • Report: Josh Freeman could be the Buccaneers’ third QB on Sunday

      One week after starting what could very well be his last game for the Buccaneers, Josh Freeman might not even be the club’s top backup on Sunday against Arizona, according to a published report. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucca…
    • Freeman: Trade 'probably the best option'

      Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman, who lost his starting job to rookie Mike Glennon on Wednesday, says a trade is "probably the best option."
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Josh Freeman says he wants out after benching

      The Buccaneers have moved on from Josh Freeman. And lest you think he’s going to play along and be nice, he wants to make sure you know he’s ready to move on too. After not talking to reporters in the Buccaneers’ locker room Thursday, the former startin…
    • Freeman declines to talk to media

      On Thursday, Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano declined to talk to reporters about quarterback Josh Freeman. Freeman declined to talk at all. Via Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com, Freeman darted out of the locker room as the media entered. Eventually, a member of …
    • The All-22: Is Tampa's offense a no-go regardless of who's under center?

      An 0-3 record cost Josh Freeman the QB job in Tampa. But is the Bucs' scheme really to blame?
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Freeman proving he's not a one-hit wonder

      INDIANAPOLIS – Linebacker Jerrell Freeman went from being a former Canadian Football League player to setting an Indianapolis Colts franchise record for tackles last season. And Freeman has gotten off to a strong start this season, proving it wasn’t a f…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Buccaneers missing receivers at practice again on Thursday

      Mike Glennon’s ascension to the starting quarterback job in Tampa is progressing without much help from the team’s starting wide receivers. Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams both missed practice again on Thursday, raising doubts about whether they’ll be…
    • Josh Freeman remains silent

      TAMPA, Fla. -- The former starting quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers showed far more ability to escape the rush Thursday than he ever did in his playing days. Josh Freeman was at his locker when the doors swung open to begin the 45-minute media se…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Arizona Cardinals will be first test for Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon

      SARASOTA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano announced Wednesday that he had benched starting quarterback Josh Freeman in favor of rookie Mike Glennon, a third-round draft pick. Schiano said the decision was "performance-based." Cardinals co…
      Source: azcentral.com
    • Arians high on Bucs QBs Freeman, Glennon

      SARASOTA, Fla. -- As word trickled out that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers replaced starting quarterback Josh Freeman with rookie Mike Glennon, it wasn’t just the team’s faithful that was surprised. Include Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians in that group. …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • SI Now: Will there be any suitors for Josh Freeman?

      The Buccaneers appear ready to move on from Josh Freeman. Andrew Brandt examines the market for the embattled QB.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Cross Jaguars off the Josh Freeman sweepstakes list

      Immediately upon benching quarterback-in-a-contract year Josh Freeman, there were reports that the Bucs were putting him on the trading block. At least one of the usual suspects in the quarterback market is letting it be known they’re not interested. Ac…
    • Bucs made play for Carson Palmer

      TAMPA, Fla. -- Even before they drafted Mike Glennon, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were looking for a potential replacement for quarterback Josh Freeman. Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer confirmed that the Bucs made a play for him in the spring. “My agent …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Buccaneers Bench Josh Freeman

      Just two days after Greg Schiano insisted that Josh Freeman is his starting quarterback, Adam Schefter reports that the Buccaneers will switch to Mike Glennon for this Sunday's game against the Cardinals.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • QB Watch: Cardinals’ Carson Palmer

      A weekly analysis of the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback play: Rewind: This wasn’t the type of game the Cardinals had in mind when they traded for Carson Palmer. He started 4-for-5 on the opening drive, leading Arizona to a touchdown that quieted the Sup…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Schiano mum on playing status of Freeman

    A day after Josh Freeman said in an ESPN interview that his best-case scenario might be a trade out of Tampa Bay, coach Greg Schiano wouldn't say if Freeman would be the No. 2 or No. 3 quarterback for Sunday's game with the Cardinals.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Schiano not helping himself by avoiding Freeman question

      Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano made the decision to bench a guy once considered a franchise quarterback, and now he’s doing the equivalent of sticking his fingers in his ears and saying “blah blah blah blah blah, I can’t hear you.” In an exchange transcr…
    • Cards rookie knows how Schiano coaches

      SARASOTA, Fla. – Arizona Cardinals tight end D.C. Jefferson has read about the displeasure with Greg Schiano's coaching style from afar, and he knows exactly what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are going through. Jefferson played for Schiano for three years a…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Schiano is done talking about the quarterback change

      On Wednesday, Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano made the inevitable-yet-stunning decision to change quarterbacks, benching Josh Freeman and inserting rookie Mike Glennon. On Thursday, Schiano didn’t want to talk about the decision again. “Yesterday I spent …
  • No practice Wednesday for Vincent Jackson or Mike Williams

    Everyone in Tampa was talking about the Buccaneers’ decision to start Mike Glennon against the Cardinals this Sunday, which meant that there was a little less attention paid to the absence of the team’s top two wide receivers at practice. Neither Vincen…

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