From Rick Stroud's column in the Tampa Bay Times:

The Bucs have given up on Josh Freeman as their franchise quarterback.

On Tuesday, they made the decision to bench the five-year pro and start rookie Mike Glennon Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.

On Wednesday morning, coach Greg Schiano informed both Freeman and Glennon of his decision. Freeman will serve as the Bucs' No. 2 quarterback Sunday.

To read Stroud's complete article including what the future holds for Freeman in the Buccaneers organization, click HERE.