The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have started lining up player visits at One Buc Place, and now at least one of their own free agents is scheduled to make a trip.
Bucs free agent cornerback Phillip Buchanon is scheduled to visit with the Detroit Lions on Monday night, according to ProFootballTalk.com.
Buchanon, 28, has spent the past three seasons with the Bucs. The former first-round pick with the Oakland Raiders has notched 18 career interceptions and is a player Tampa Bay is interested in re-signing.
The Bucs have already re-signed quarterback Luke McCown, wide receiver Michael Clayton, defensive tackle Ryan Sims and safety Will Allen. The team also placed the franchise tag on WR Antonio Bryant.
Tampa Bay has expressed interest in other free agent cornerbacks, including Cincinnati's Jamar Fletcher, Buffalo's Jabari Greer and Baltimore's Corey Ivy.
In fact, Greer, 27, is scheduled to meet with the Bucs today and Giants running back Derrick Ward is scheduled to meet with Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
The Bucs have several other free agents of their own that remain unsigned, including QB Jeff Garcia, who the team does not intend to bring back, defensive end Kevin Carter, defensive tackle Jovan Haye and safety Jermaine Phillips.
In addition, the five players released by the Bucs two days before free agency began, linebacker Derrick Brooks, running back Warrick Dunn, linebacker Cato June and wide receivers Joey Galloway and Ike Hilliard are still on the open market.
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