Alouettes re-add QB Josh Freeman to their neg list

Quarterback Josh Freeman has been picked back up by the Montreal Alouettes, according to RDS reporter Didier Ormejuste.

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.