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Buccaneers want Shaun Hill, still don't like Mike Glennon

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in Shaun Hill, and are competing with four other teams for his signature, according to Jim Thomas. Hill started eight games last year for the St. Louis Rams, completing 63.3% of his 229 passes at 7.2 yards per attempt, with eight touchdowns, seven interceptions and 18 sacks.

The fact that the Bucs want to sign a veteran backup is a fairly solid sign they're willing to trade Mike Glennon. With the first pick in the draft, the selection of a top rookie quarterback is almost a certainty. With Hill signed as the backup quarterback, there's no real room or need on the roster for a third quarterback in Glennon.

It was obvious last year that the Bucs did not like Mike Glennon when they refused to give him any playing time toward the end of the season, even though Josh McCown was playing some abysmal football -- and even though nearly every other player on the roster did get a decent amount of playing time. That could have changed with Dirk Koetter's arrival, but that seems unlikely if this report is true.