Dec 29, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants wide receiver Louis Murphy (18) is tackled by Washington Redskins corner back David Amerson (39) during the third quarter of a game at MetLife Stadium. The Giants defeated the Redskins 20-6. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Rumors: Louis Murphy visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been looking for another wide receiver to add to what is already one of the best groups in the NFL in Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams.

The Buccaneers have discussed the possibility of signing Emmanuel Sanders and Ted Ginn, but they signed with the Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals, respectively.

Another player that is available is New York Giants’ receiver Louis Murphy.

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Murphy is visiting the Buccaneers

Murphy confirmed the rumor himself.


Murphy is from St. Petersburg, Florida, just outside of Tampa, and attends Florida.

He was drafted with the 124th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. After three years, he left the Raiders to join the Carolina Panthers before signing with the Giants last season.

His production his dipped in each of the last three seasons.

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