Josh Freeman#12, QB, NY Giants;
- January 13, 1988
- Birth Place:
- Kansas City, Missouri
- Kansas State
- 2009 1ˢᵗ round (17ᵗʰ pick) by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
— Player Notes
— Player Notes
Freeman signed with the New York Giants on Monday to be a backup quarterback to Eli Manning. Freeman is the 15th veteran the Giants have added in free agency. He joins Manning, Curtis Painter and Ryan Nassib as quarterbacks on the roster. Mon, Apr 21 Stats Inc.
QB Josh Freeman agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Giants. The quarterback gives the team a second arm in offseason workouts, joining second-year backup Ryan Nassib. Starter Eli Manning is out for at least six weeks after undergoing ankle surgery. A first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Freeman would be joining his third team in six months, which included a start for the Minnesota Vikings against the Giants last season. Freeman was claimed by the Vikings after his release from the Buccaneers. He completed 20 of 53 passes for 190 yards with an interception Oct. 21 against theGiants but did not play the rest of the season. When coach Leslie Frazier was fired at the end of the season, Freeman wasn't extended a contract offer as an unrestricted free agent. The Vikings held exclusive rights to negotiate with Freeman until March 8. Wed, Apr 16 Sportsxchange
A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team had not announced the move. Wed, Apr 16 Stats Inc.
Giants agreed to terms with QB Josh Freeman on a one-year contract. Wed, Apr 16 Rotoworld