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
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 18, 2014
Murphy confirmed the rumor himself.
Visiting hometown team today!! God is amazing!
— Louis Murphy Jr (@murph918) March 18, 2014
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.