On rapper 50 Cent's album The Massacre, he's got a line on the track "Many Men" where he says, "joy wouldn't feel so good if it wasn't for pain." Well, right now, Josh Freeman is going through some pain.
Freeman rose to elite status in 2010 with his breakout season, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 10-6 record. In the final four games, he completed 71.6 percent of his passes for 1,009 yards, throwing nine touchdowns and no interceptions.
Since then, he's steadily regressed as a quarterback in the NFL.
In spite of his inability to sustain the success he found two seasons ago, there are four reasons why Freeman can make the Buccaneers winners again.