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  • Tue., Sep. 08, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Back to Football Forum with the Buccaneers Luncheon The Tampa Bay Buccaneers invite local business leaders and Bucs fans to enjoy lunch and a 2015 season preview with Buccaneers Co-Chairman Bryan Glazer, Head Coach Lovie Smith and General Manager Jason Licht, along with various players.

  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Buccaneers Academy FDOT Backpack Caravan While getting ready for their own kickoff on the football field, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are proud to also help kick off the school year for young Bay-area Bucs fans!
  • Wed., Sep. 09, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT Downtown Tampa SIEGE Celebration The Bucs will “SIEGE” Joe Chillura Courthouse Square Park to celebrate the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, the City of Tampa’s historic Hispanic roots and the beginning of our regular season! This fun, free event will feature autographs from Bucs Legends, the Buccaneers Street Team, a Buccaneers Cheerleader performance and various food truck vendors!
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT Launch Party for RED, the Buccaneers new Women’s Movement

    Join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 10th from 6pm-9pm at Raymond James Stadium to be a part of the Buccaneers all-new RED, the Women’s Movement!

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Back to Football Celebration at Glazer Children’s Museum Celebrate the season opener with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by joining us at a special Back to Football event at the Glazer Children’s Museum!
  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 4:25 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Titans Week 1
  • Tue., Sep. 15, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Build UnitedHealthcare volunteers, Bucs players, cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will construct Learning Garden kits at One Buccaneer Place that will teach students about growing healthy, sustainable foods.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Saints Week 2
  • Tue., Sep. 22, 2015 12:00 PM EDT UnitedHealthcare Learning Garden Delivery Buccaneers staff will install Learning Gardens in seven Buccaneers Academies.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers @ Texans Week 3
  • Tue., Sep. 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation Vehicle Unveiling The new and improved Bucs Vision Mobile powered by Glazer Family Foundation will be unveiled at Twin Lakes Elementary School!
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers Week 4
  • Tue., Oct. 06, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Rookie Club: Metropolitan Ministries LAMPLighters Fall Festival The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Rookie Club, Cheerleaders, and Captain Fear will interact with the children through games, dancing, arts & crafts, and more during Metropolitan Ministries' Fall Festival.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the third-annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge highlighting the NFL-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Month celebration.

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Josh Freeman
QB #5
Height:
6-6
Weight:
240
College:
Kansas State
Hometown:
Kansas City, MO
Experience:
5
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 61 2,020 1,164 57.6 33.1 13,724 6.8 225 80 4 67 3.3 95 174 33 111 683 77.8
2013 MIN 1 53 20 37.7 53 190 3.6 190 0 -- 1 1.9 22 2 0 1 14 40.6
2013 TB 3 94 43 45.7 31.3 571 6.1 190.3 2 2.1 3 3.2 39 11 0 7 47 59.3
2012 TB 16 558 306 54.8 34.9 4,065 7.3 254.1 27 4.8 17 3 95 55 16 26 161 81.6
2011 TB 15 551 346 62.8 36.7 3,592 6.5 239.5 16 2.9 22 4 65T 33 5 29 164 74.6
2010 TB 16 474 291 61.4 29.6 3,451 7.3 215.7 25 5.3 6 1.3 64 48 10 28 195 95.9
2009 TB 10 290 158 54.5 29 1,855 6.4 185.5 10 3.4 18 6.2 42T 25 2 20 102 59.8
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 61 197 3.2 922 4.7 15.1 4 33 82 41.6 4 0 11
2013 MIN 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 3 5 1.7 20 4 6.7 0 13 1 20 0 0 0
2012 TB 16 39 2.4 139 3.6 8.7 0 13 16 41 0 0 2
2011 TB 15 55 3.7 238 4.3 15.9 4 25 25 45.5 1 0 3
2010 TB 16 68 4.3 364 5.4 22.8 0 33 29 42.6 2 0 2
2009 TB 10 30 3 161 5.4 16.1 0 20 11 36.7 1 0 4
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 61 0 -3 -- 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
2013 MIN 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 15 0 -4 -- -0.3 -4 0 0 0 0 1
2010 TB 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 10 0 1 -- 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 61 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 MIN 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 TB 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 TB 10 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 61 39 13 0 14 0 -4 0 0 2 0 0
2013 MIN 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 3 2 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 0 0
2012 TB 16 10 2 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 1 0 0
2011 TB 15 9 5 0 2 -- -4 -- 0 0 0 0
2010 TB 16 8 3 0 5 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2009 TB 10 10 2 -- 6 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the first round (17th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Highest quarterback selected by the Buccaneers since Trent Dilfer in the first round (sixth overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft.
  • Has 10 fourth-quarter/OT comeback victories.
  • Three-time team captain, earning the honor in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Made NFL debut in the fourth quarter against New England (10/25/09).
  • Made first career start against Green Bay (11/8/09) and led team to first victory of season after trailing by 11 points in the fourth quarter.
  • Tied single-game Buccaneer record with three touchdown passes against Green Bay (11/8/09).
  • In 2010, was twice awarded FedEx Air Player of the Week honors, twice awarded NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors, and was named a finalist for the NFLPA PULSE Emerging Player Award.
  • Finished the 2010 season third in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in fourth- quarter passer rating (97.4), second in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL for fewest interceptions thrown (6), and sixth in the NFC in third-down passer rating (91.9).
  • His 364 rushing yards in 2010 ranked second among all quarterbacks for the season.
  • Recorded 25 touchdown passes in 2010, the second-most touchdown passes in a single season in team history, and finished with 13 consecutive games throwing a touchdown, the most in team history.
  • His performance in 2010 ranked him as only the second quarterback under the age of 23 in NFL history to throw six or fewer interceptions in a season with 200+ attempts (last Dan Marino, 1983) and the first quarterback under the age of 23 to lead his team to a 10-win season since Ben Roethlisberger in 2004.
  • Twice awarded FedEx Air Player of the Week honors in 2010, following his performance vs. Seattle in Week 16 and at New Orleans in Week 17.
  • Twice named NFC Offensive Player of the Week in 2010: for his play in Week 5 vs. Cincinnati and in Week 17 at New Orleans.
  • Named a finalist for the NFLPA PULSE Emerging Player Award in 2010.
  • In 2012, became the Buccaneers' all-time leader in touchdown passes (78, 2009-12) and set the record for most touchdown passes in a single season in team history (27).
  • Threw for 4,065 yards during 2012, becoming the first Tampa Bay quarterback to record 4,000 yards in a single season.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Named a team captain for the 2012 season.
  • Finished vs. Kansas City (10/14) 15-of-26 for 328 yards, three touchdowns and one interception, for a 124.7 passer rating.
  • Recorded a career-high 420 yards passing vs. New Orleans (10/21), the third-most passing yards in team hisotry.
  • With 420 yards vs. New Orleans (10/21) and 328 yards vs. Kansas City (10/14), Freeman's became the first Buccaneer to have back-to-back 300-plus yard passing games since Vinny Testaverde (336, 10/29/89 at Cincinnati and 370, 11/5/89 vs. Cleveland).
  • Finished 19-of-36 for 262 yards passing, three touchdowns and no interceptions at Minnesota (10/25), where he became the first Buccaneer in franchise history to throw three or more touchdown passes in three consecutive games.
  • At Oakland (11/4), threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions while completing 18 of 30 attempts, for passer rating of 108.6, his fourth consecutive game with a rating over 100.
  • Became the first quarterback in team histroy to record a passer rating of over 100 in five consecutive games when he finished vs. San Diego (11/11) 20-14-210 with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 137.5 rating.
  • At Carolina (11/11), helped engineer the tenth fourth-quarter/OT combeack victory of his career, rallying the Buccaneers from a 21-10 fourth-quarter deficit to win 27- 21 in overtime.

2011 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Named a team captain for the 2011 season.
  • Started all 15 games in which he played, finishing with 346 completions on 551 attempts for 3,592 yards, with 16 touchdowns and 22 interceptions.
  • His 3,592 passing yards on the season marked the second-most in a single season in franchise history.
  • In the season opener vs. Detroit (9/11), recorded 28 completions, a career high, on 43 attempts for 259 yards.
  • Engineered the eighth fourth-quarter/OT comeback win of his career at Minnesota (9/18), where he led the team to victory from a 17-point deficit, tying for the second- largest comeback in team history.
  • Recorded the first rushing touchdown of his career vs. Atlanta (9/25).

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the first round (17th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Highest quarterback selected by the Buccaneers since Trent Dilfer in the first round (sixth overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft.
  • Has 10 fourth-quarter/OT comeback victories.
  • Three-time team captain, earning the honor in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Made NFL debut in the fourth quarter against New England (10/25/09).
  • Made first career start against Green Bay (11/8/09) and led team to first victory of season after trailing by 11 points in the fourth quarter.
  • Tied single-game Buccaneer record with three touchdown passes against Green Bay (11/8/09).
  • In 2010, was twice awarded FedEx Air Player of the Week honors, twice awarded NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors, and was named a finalist for the NFLPA PULSE Emerging Player Award.
  • Finished the 2010 season third in the NFC and eighth in the NFL in fourth- quarter passer rating (97.4), second in the NFC and tied for fifth in the NFL for fewest interceptions thrown (6), and sixth in the NFC in third-down passer rating (91.9).
  • His 364 rushing yards in 2010 ranked second among all quarterbacks for the season.
  • Recorded 25 touchdown passes in 2010, the second-most touchdown passes in a single season in team history, and finished with 13 consecutive games throwing a touchdown, the most in team history.
  • His performance in 2010 ranked him as only the second quarterback under the age of 23 in NFL history to throw six or fewer interceptions in a season with 200+ attempts (last Dan Marino, 1983) and the first quarterback under the age of 23 to lead his team to a 10-win season since Ben Roethlisberger in 2004.
  • Twice awarded FedEx Air Player of the Week honors in 2010, following his performance vs. Seattle in Week 16 and at New Orleans in Week 17.
  • Twice named NFC Offensive Player of the Week in 2010: for his play in Week 5 vs. Cincinnati and in Week 17 at New Orleans.
  • Named a finalist for the NFLPA PULSE Emerging Player Award in 2010.
  • In 2012, became the Buccaneers' all-time leader in touchdown passes (78, 2009-12) and set the record for most touchdown passes in a single season in team history (27).
  • Threw for 4,065 yards during 2012, becoming the first Tampa Bay quarterback to record 4,000 yards in a single season.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Named a team captain for the 2012 season.
  • Finished vs. Kansas City (10/14) 15-of-26 for 328 yards, three touchdowns and one interception, for a 124.7 passer rating.
  • Recorded a career-high 420 yards passing vs. New Orleans (10/21), the third-most passing yards in team hisotry.
  • With 420 yards vs. New Orleans (10/21) and 328 yards vs. Kansas City (10/14), Freeman's became the first Buccaneer to have back-to-back 300-plus yard passing games since Vinny Testaverde (336, 10/29/89 at Cincinnati and 370, 11/5/89 vs. Cleveland).
  • Finished 19-of-36 for 262 yards passing, three touchdowns and no interceptions at Minnesota (10/25), where he became the first Buccaneer in franchise history to throw three or more touchdown passes in three consecutive games.
  • At Oakland (11/4), threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions while completing 18 of 30 attempts, for passer rating of 108.6, his fourth consecutive game with a rating over 100.
  • Became the first quarterback in team histroy to record a passer rating of over 100 in five consecutive games when he finished vs. San Diego (11/11) 20-14-210 with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 137.5 rating.
  • At Carolina (11/11), helped engineer the tenth fourth-quarter/OT combeack victory of his career, rallying the Buccaneers from a 21-10 fourth-quarter deficit to win 27- 21 in overtime.

2011 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Named a team captain for the 2011 season.
  • Started all 15 games in which he played, finishing with 346 completions on 551 attempts for 3,592 yards, with 16 touchdowns and 22 interceptions.
  • His 3,592 passing yards on the season marked the second-most in a single season in franchise history.
  • In the season opener vs. Detroit (9/11), recorded 28 completions, a career high, on 43 attempts for 259 yards.
  • Engineered the eighth fourth-quarter/OT comeback win of his career at Minnesota (9/18), where he led the team to victory from a 17-point deficit, tying for the second- largest comeback in team history.
  • Recorded the first rushing touchdown of his career vs. Atlanta (9/25).
 

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