The Buccaneers signed New Orleans Saints free agent center Jeff Faine to a six-year, $37.5 million contract on Friday, but they might not be finished addressing their offensive line.

PewterReport.com is reporting that Tampa Bay has expressed interest in signing San Francisco 49ers free agent offensive tackle Kwame Harris.

The 6-foot-7, 322-pound Harris spent Friday visiting with the Oakland Raiders and currently is not scheduled to visit the Buccaneers.

Harris, 25, has started 44 of the 72 games he's played in since he entered the league in 2003. He had a hand in helping running back Frank Gore rush for nearly 3,000 yards over the last two seasons.

However, Harris has started just 12 games during that time span due to inconsistent play and injuries.

Tampa Bay likely would be interested in signing Harris as a swing tackle to add competition and depth behind left tackles Luke Petitgout and Donald Penn, and right tackle Jeremy Trueblood.

The Bucs spent Friday meeting with several free agents, including tight end John Gilmore (Chicago), who is expected to sign a three-year contract with the team, and linebacker Niko Koutouvides (Seattle), defensive end Jimmy Wilkerson (Kansas City), cornerback Drayton Florence (San Diego) and wide receiver Devery Henderson (New Orleans).

Tampa Bay has also arranged visits with tight end Ben Troupe (Tennessee) for Saturday and cornerback Randall Gay (New England) for Monday.

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