Speaking to Tom Krasniqi of WDAE-AM 620, Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik declared that QB Josh Freeman‘s contract negotiating will begin until 2014 .
“I think there’s just a comfort level that everybody understands where Josh Freeman’s going.” said Dominik. “Let’s focus on this season, and then, we’ll go after the season’s over.”
Dominik’s comments on Saturday assured that even with an amazing start to the season, Freeman’s contract negotiations would not be affected.
Freeman is in his final year of his rookie contract, worth $8.43 million. Since the arrival of Greg Schiano, the team has avoided declaring Freeman their franchise quarterback and will now have to display some consistency as he takes on added pressure and expectations before he receives a new contract.
Tampa Bay drafted Mike Glennon in the third-round, so it will be interesting to see if they view him see if they view him as their long-term solution at the position.