Free agent wide receiver Antonio Bryant is scheduled to visit the Washington Redskins. Bryant is visiting the Cincinnati Bengals today, and if he does not sign with them he will move on to a visit with Washington. Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune writes:Bryant's agent, Lamont Smith, said Bryant had also arranged a visit with the Washington Redskins that could prove more enticing as Bryant would apparently be a second receiver behind Chad Ochocinco in Cincinnati.Source: Tampa Tribune - Roy Cummings
Bryant visiting Washington is not a surprise. Former Bucs general manager Bruce Allen signed Bryant in Tampa Bay, and the Redskins could use help in their receiving corps. It has been common knowledge that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were planning to part ways with Bryant as far back as the 2009 regular season. At the combine in Indianapolis, Bucs head coach Raheem Morris told media members that the team would allow Bryant to leave in free agency, suggesting Tampa Bay had zero interest in re-signing him. The Bucs weren't happy about how Bryant publicly complained about his role in Greg Olson's offense last year. In addition, the team has some concerns about his durability after watching Bryant miss significant action as a $9.88-million franchise player due to a lingering knee ailment. The Bucs traded for receiver Reggie Brown on Monday night, and are in the market for more help at wide receiver in free agency, trades, and the 2010 NFL Draft.
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