Josh Johnson Named Buccaneers’ Starting Quarterback

Posted: 28th September 2009 by Tyler Frazier in NFL
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Only a day after the Buccaneers lost at home 24-0 to the Giants, Raheem Morris announced that Josh Johnson is the new starting quarterback in Tampa Bay. á ôWe will have a change at starting quarterback,ö Morris said at MondayÆs press conference. ôWe will be going to Josh Johnson. We are in constant evaluation of our football team, and we made that decision today.ö á Byron Leftwich, who started the opening three games, will be demoted to the third team, while rookie Josh Freeman will take over the role as backup quarterback. á JohnsonÆs first career start will come on the road at the also struggling Washington Redskins, who lost to the Lions on Sunday. á Morris wasnÆt shy in giving reasons why Johnson will be starting next Sunday. á ôHe provides some more options,ö Morris said ...

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