The Bucs might not have been active signing players on the first day of free agency, but they were busy setting up visits. The Bucs are scheduled to be visited by four players immediately, and another following that player's trip to the Falcons.
Here's a brief look at the players coming to visit the Bucs:
Henry Melton - DT: Melton was a pro bowler for Lovie Smith as the under tackle in Chicago. Gerald McCoy needs someone to rotate with on 1st and 2nd down to keep him fresh late in games. Melton can also be paired next to McCoy on passing downs.
Bruce Carter - LB: The super athletic Carter has dealt with his fair share of injuries early in his career. In four NFL seasons, Carter has never played a full 16 games in one season. I think Carter could be a nice bargain pickup and play middle linebacker for the Bucs.
Stefan Wisniewski - OL: Wisniewski is just 25 years old, but has started 61 games in four NFL seasons. I do question why the Raiders would just let Wisniewski walk and then overpay Rodney Hudson to replace him. Wisniewski would likely be the Bucs right guard unless they draft a guard and he moves to center. Evan Dietrich-Smith would be expendable if the latter scenario played out.
Chris Conte - S: Conte played for Lovie Smith in Chicago. Conte would battle for a starting spot and help with depth. Conte has a serious history of concussions.
Derrick Morgan - DE: Mogan is visiting the Falcons before he is scheduled to join the Bucs. Morgan is a former 1st round pick who was described as "good, but not great" to me by Greg Arias of TitanRedZone.com. Morgan is better against the run than as a relentless pass rusher.
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