Quarterback Josh Freeman has been picked back up by the Montreal Alouettes, according to RDS reporter Didier Ormejuste.
Selon ce que j'ai appris les #AlsMTL ont encore une fois ajouté le quart, Josh Freeman à leur liste de négociation. / I'm told the Als have once again added QB Josh Freeman to their negotiation list. @LCFca @CFL pic.twitter.com/Wn2JOjOEaC
— Didier Orméjuste 🇭🇹 (@DidierRDS) January 9, 2018
The Redblacks added Freeman to their negotiation list on Saturday, June 17, 2017, but he was later dropped by Ottawa.
That happened after the 29-year-old worked out for Montreal and he was spotted at the Alouettes final pre-season game. last year The move was a clear attempt by the Redblacks to keep Freeman from signing in Montreal.
Freeman’s first foray into Canadian football was attending Calgary Stampeders mini-camp from April 29 to May 1, but he was not offered a contract by the Stamps.
The Kansas State product was a first-round pick, 17th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2009. He started 61 games over seven seasons with three different teams, compiling 81 touchdowns, 68 interceptions, 13,873 yards and a 77.6 quarterback rating. His last start came in January 2016 with the Indianapolis Colts and he was out of pro football completely last season.