"General manager Reggie McKenzie comes from the Ron Wolfe school of building a team: You can never have too many," Rapoport said.
Silver included the San Francisco 49ers as a team that has some interest in Freeman, but discussions might not get off the ground because of Freeman's desire to be a starting quarterback.
Fox Sports reported Sunday that the Minnesota Vikings also are interested in Freeman. According to the report, Freeman already has spoken with coach Leslie Frazier and general manager Rick Spielman on the phone. With Christian Ponder on a short leash, Minnesota might be a place where Freeman could contend for a starting spot.