Gay another cornerback candidate

Published: February 29th, 2008
By Bucs Beat | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times and tbt*

We've learned New England cornerback Randall Gay is scheduled to arrive in Tampa on Monday for a visit with the Bucs, assuming the Saints let him leave town without a deal on Saturday.

Gay started three games for New England last season but was used often as a nickelback. The four-year veteran from LSU also registered three interceptions.

The Bucs are one of several teams considering adding Gay because of the thin group of free agent cornerbacks, so we're told it's expected that he won't rush a decision. As a result, it's likely Gay will make it to Tampa and get a chance to meet with the coaching staff and front office before signing a deal elsewhere.

As it stands, the Bucs are known to be considering two other cornerbacks: San Diego's Drayton Florence, who is in town for a visit, and Jacques Reeves of the Cowboys. Reeves was visiting the Texans today and may make several other visits.