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NFL Free Agency Rumors: Buccaneers showing interest in Bryan Bulaga

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in Bryan Bulagaaccording to Tom Silverstein of the Journal Sentinel. The former first-round pick has been a steady presence at right tackle for the Green Bay Packers over the past five years, but injuries have limited him throughout and he's never started a full 16 games in a single year.

Bulaga's play at right tackle has been a bit up-and-down, but he finished last season strong after coming back from injury, notching a +12.6 grade over the final eight weeks on Pro Football Focus' grading.

Bulaga would fit well at right tackle for the Bucs, but that would mean pushing Demar Dotson to the left side and it's not entirely clear whether Dotson would be a capable starter there. Bulaga is also looking for around $7 million per year, per Silverstein, which would be top of the market for a right tackle.

Of course, if Bulaga can play left tackle or if he can move to guard, his value would increase significantly. Versatility is valuable. Regardless, the Bucs need to find a tackle and a guard this offseason, and Bulaga would at least fix half of those needs.