Oct 21, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman (12) warms up prior to facing the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Rumors: Green Bay Packers had interest in signing Josh Freeman

The New York Giants have signed former Minnesota Vikings and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman to a one-year deal thus taking him off the open market. But while the interest in Freeman seemed to be almost non-existent, there were two teams looking at him and had things played out differently, both Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman may have switched places.

According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, had the Packers lost out on Matt Flynn — who was scheduled to meet with the Giants — they would have had interest in replacing him with Freeman.

For two guys that can’t ever seem to catch a break in the NFL, their paths nearly crossed in a strange way. But as it has played out, Matt Flynn is back in Green Bay with the Packers and Josh Freeman is now on this third NFL team in less than one calendar year.

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