- For the English jazz musician, see Eddie Freeman (musician).
Eddie V. Freeman (born January 4, 1978) to Eddie and Frances Freeman is a former NFL player and professional Canadian football defensive lineman.
Freeman was drafted out of UAB in the 2nd round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs and played for them for two years. He then signed with the Arizona Cardinals on September 8, 2004, and then the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 1, 2004. He signed with the Carolina Panthers on January 27, 2005 and then returned to the Chiefs on January 11, 2006 but moved on again to the New England Patriots as a free agent on July 31, 2006.
Freeman signed as a free agent with the Calgary Stampeders on November 1, 2007, in time for the final game of the 2007 regular season. In the 2008 CFL season, Freeman played in all 18 regular season games and recorded 25 tackles and 3 quarterback sacks. The Stampeders went on to win the 96th Grey Cup championship against the Montreal Alouettes on November 23, 2008, and Freeman became a free agent on February 16, 2009.