Latest buzz on new Freeman deal

One of the more intriguing aspects to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' season is the contract year of QB Josh Freeman. The Kansas St. product has had his ups and downs throughout his rookie deal, and so generating more of the former than the latter will be pivotal in 2013 as he hopes to get a lucrative long-term deal for 2014 and beyond. So what's the latest on that status?