Freeman was considered by many in the industry to be "damaged goods" after his fallout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and head coach Greg Schiano.
Freeman signed with the Vikings in the hope of establishing himself as the quarterback of the future as Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel were proving themselves to not be long-term options.
Instead, the 2009 first round pick has played in only one game that ended disastrously for Freeman.
At this point, barring some unforeseen conclusion to the 2013 season, it's time for the two sides to part ways in 2014.
Inside are five reasons why this should be the case, listed in no particular order.