5:38 PM EST, Tue March 03, 2015
Tampa Bay Times Feb 11, 2015

Josh Freeman experience tilts ex-Bucs GM Dominik toward Mariota

TAMPA — Josh Freeman looked the part — mobile, with a big arm and supreme size at 6 feet 6 and 248 pounds — and by his second year was playing like a blossoming franchise NFL quarterback, leading the Bucs to a 10-6 record.
Bucs Nation Feb 11, 2015

Mark Dominik would pass on Jameis Winston because of Josh Freeman experience

Mark Dominik prefers Marcus Mariota to Jameis Winston. That's not news, but his reasons for doing so are. Dominik prefers Mariota because he learned from his time with Josh Freeman, the former Bucs general manager told the Tampa Bay Times. Josh Freeman was wildly inconsistent in his five seasons with the Bucs, eventually getting cut mid-season after three years of declining play and a lot of drama after his benching for Mike Glennon. Freeman didn't get into off-field trouble, at least publicly, but his commitment to football was not very steady -- which is why he played horribly in his...

Dominik's years with Freeman has him favoring Mariota

In the end, Josh Freeman's off-field problems is what forced him out of the NFL and former Bucs general manager Mark Dominik lived it.

NFL Player News

  • 9 Devin McCourty

    Devin McCourty

    Should the Giants go after Ndamukong Suh or Devin McCourty in free agency?

  • 7 Andre Johnson

    Andre Johnson

    Andre Johnson done in Houston, will Seahawks pursue?

  • 6 Ndamukong Suh

    Ndamukong Suh

    Miami Dolphins have a real shot at Ndamukong Suh?

  • 6 Marshawn Lynch

    Marshawn Lynch

    Talking Seahawks with Softy: The Super Bowl, Marshawn Lynch, and free agency [PODCAST]

  • 6 Josh McCown

    Josh McCown

    How the Browns are counting on Josh McCown to be their bridge QB in 2015