The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to turnover the bottom half of their roster after their Week 1 loss to the Carolina Panthers, as they've followed up the additions of Larry English and Jacquies Smith with the signing of veteran corner Crezdon Butler, according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports.
Butler is an impressive athlete at the cornerback position, standing six feet tall and capable of running a 40-yard dash in the 4.4 second range. He has been in the league since 2010, with stops in Pittsburgh, Arizona, Washington and Buffalo. He was most recently a member of the San Diego Chargers, but was released in late August.
He has three career forced fumbles in limited playing time, and has always been an end-of-the-roster corner. His draft profile claimed he was a "better athlete than football player," which is the kind of project Lovie Smith and his staff would love to mold into a "Tampa 2" system fit.
And with injuries to Mike Jenkins and Rashaan Melvin, it makes sense to add another corner.
The Buccaneers have yet to confirm this move, and there will have to be a corresponding roster move to make room for Butler. We will update you as more details become available.