Buccaneers cut the cord, release Josh Freeman

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After a few days of earnest attempts to trade him, the Buccaneers got tired of waiting.

According to multiple reports, the Bucs are releasing quarterback Josh Freeman, putting an end to one of the strangest chapters in franchise history.

The week since they decided to bench him has been marked by one twist stranger than the next, but the Bucs ultimately decided to part ways and end it, eating more than $6 million in his remaining salary.

Frankly, it’s the best case scenario for Freeman, who now has some control over his next destination.