Forget the earlier lukewarm fantasy advice. Bench Josh Freeman. Now. The Tampa Bay quarterback will not start today, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter:
Freeman has an injured thumb, first hurt in a loss to the Chicago Bears and perhaps re-aggravated at the gun range in the team's bye week.
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