Bucsblitz.com's Editor, Matthew Postins, has published his first Buccaneers Mock Draft. See who Postins selected for every Buccaneers pick, get expert analysis and possible alternatives at each selection. Just click here and take a look.
With Seattle's D.J. Hackett and Arizona's Bryant Johnson still on the free-agent market, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers instead moved to sign former second-round pick Antonio Bryant to a contract on Monday.
Bryant didn't play football in 2007 after playing five NFL seasons with Dallas, Cleveland and San Francisco from 2002-06. He compiled career numbers of 3,837 yards receiving, 250 receptions and 19 touchdowns.
The Cowboys originally made Bryant a second-round pick (63rd overall) in 2002.
Many viewed wide receiver as a top need for the Buccaneers on the free-agent market in 2008, but thus far the Bucs have done little to shore up the position. Ten of Scout.com's Top 16 wide receivers have already signed new contracts, including Randy Moss (New England), Bernard Berrian (Minnesota) and Jerry Porter (Jacksonville).
Johnson, who reportedly met with Tampa Bay last week, is the top remaining free agent, followed by Hackett, who has curiously drawn little interest in free agency.
Tampa Bay is looking for help at other positions in the NFL Draft, including cornerback. Bucsblitz.com has learned of the Bucs' attendance at last week's workout of a Top 5 cornerback in this draft. Click here to find out who the player was and how many other teams are interested.
Every Monday Matthew Postins will present his "Buccaneers Pro Day rumblings," a collection of Bucs-related news and anecdotes from pro days around the country. This week's edition features notes on Mike Jenkins, Jack Williams, Tommy Blake and Andre Woodson. Click here to find out what Bucsblitz.com learned about the workouts and the Bucs' interest in those players.
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Matthew Postins covers the Buccaneers for BucsBlitz.com and the Charlotte Sun-Herald in Port Charlotte, Fla. An award-winning member of the Pro Football Writers Association, he appears frequently on Scot Brantley Show from 3-6 p.m. weekdays on WHBO 1470-AM in Tampa-Clearwater.