According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers thought about suspending quarterback Josh Freeman for conduct detrimental to the team before releasing him today.
Bucs did consider suspending Josh Freeman for conduct detrimental. In the end, that fight wasn't deemed worth it. They wanted to be done
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 3, 2013
Suspending Freeman would have only prolonged the drama. They did the right thing.