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Buccaneers interested in defensive end George Selvie

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Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in defensive end George Selvie, after whiffing on every other free agent option they had. That according to a report by Ben Goessling, since confirmed by Selvie's agent to Greg Auman. Selvie put up 10 sacks the past two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys and would help the team's rotational pass rush, though he's hardly a high-end starter.

Ironically, Selvie was actually with the Bucs for a single month back in 2013, but he was released before he had the opportunity to participate in any offseason workouts. He then went to the Cowboys, where he put up a mediocre 10 sacks as a full-time starter. Noteworthy: he played in a Tampa 2 defense, too. The Bucs have shown a great preference for players familiar with their system this offseason.

With Adrian Clayborn, Da'Quan Bowers and Michael Johnson all leaving this offseason, the Bucs desperately need an infusion of talent at the defensive end position. They're likely to look to the draft for some pass rush help too, but they have limited options there given the fact that they also need to find two new offensive line starters and a quarterback.

I'm not sure Selvie would be an upgrade over Jacquies Smith and T.J. Fatunikin, but he'd certainly provide a healthy amount of competition. While Selvie isn't a pass-rushing terror, he does have the ability to be disruptive and be a useful part of a rotation, so I'd expect the Bucs to view him like that.