The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will visit with San Francisco 49ers free agent center Jeremy Newberry on Wednesday, is reporting.

Newberry, 31, has started 90 games during his nine-year career. However, the former Pro Bowl center has missed 36 games over the past three seasons due to lingering knee problems.

But if he is deemed healthy, the 6-foot-5, 304-pound Newberry could still serve as an upgrade over John Wade at the center position in Tampa Bay.

In addition to Newberry, the Bucs have expressed serious interest in several other free agent offensive linemen, including tackles Luke Petitgout (New York Giants) and Jon Stinchcomb (New Orleans) and guard Eric Steinbach (Cincinnati).

The Bucs are also hoping to re-sign offensive lineman Sean Mahan, who became an unrestricted free agent on Friday morning.


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