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Freeman: Pump brakes on immediacy

Josh Freeman (Hannah Foslien/Getty)

Josh Freeman saw the running game and an offensive line he like with the Minnesota Vikings, but he also liked the ability to sit and learn before being thrust back into the starting role. The Vikings' newest quarterback covered a lot of ground about his past, present and future Monday night.

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said newly acquired QB Josh Freeman wouldn't be ready to play this weekend. For that, a reflective Freeman is thankful, despite being only four days removed from his release by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and two weeks removed from having their starting job pulled from him. "When I heard I got cut, I was like, ‘I want to get back in there right away.' In... Recommended Stories