PewterReport.com is reporting that there is mutual interest between the Buccaneers and cornerback Randall Gay. Gay's agent and the Bucs have discussed contract parameters and have set up a visit for Monday at One Buccaneer Place. Gay will visit New Orleans this weekend.
The 25-year old Gay (5-foot-11, 190 pounds) missed most of the 2005 and 2006 seasons, but has 85 tackles, 14 passes defensed and 5 INTs in his four-year career. In 2007, Gay posted career highs in tackles (37), passes defensed (7) and interceptions (3).
With Brian Kelly and Sammy Davis leaving via free agency, the Buccaneers have a need for a cornerback with Ronde Barber turning 33 in April and Philip Buchanon entering the final year of his contract with Tampa Bay.
PewterReport.com first reported that the Buccaneers visited with cornerback Drayton Florence (San Diego) on Friday at One Buc Place.
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