The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a few players set to be free agents, and none of them are likely to find a huge market — which is why their plans to bring almost all of them back are likely to succeed.
Mike Glennon’s the big question mark, though. Some are really skeptical of his ability to find any sort of market. Others think there’ll be some teams that will be interested, which will take him off the market for the Bucs. SB Nation’s Christian D’Andrea certainly seems to think there’s going to be a team or two who are willing to sign him.
That lack of action has made him a man of mystery in this year’s free agent crop. Glennon is just 5-13 as a starter, but is relatively careful with the ball (2.4 percent interception rate) and steady enough to be a league-average quarterback for a needy team. At 27 years old, there’s still time for him to break out and develop into the player the Buccaneers hoped he would become. A team willing to take a flier on a passer who isn’t quite a prospect but not yet a veteran will give him a home — someone like the Browns, Bills, or Jaguars.
I’m not convinced that’s going to happen, particularly with teams that pick high in the draft that could easily take a good QB prospect there — unless they envision Glennon as a temporary starter while their prospect adjusts to the NFL.
Similarly to D’Andrea, Greg Cosell thinks there’s room for a team to start Mike Glennon, particularly if they have “a run game as a foundation, and some weapons on the outside” — a team like, say, the Houston Texans.
All of that to say: we still don’t have a clue where he might land, and how interested teams will be. The fact that there haven’t been any rumors on interested team is perhaps a little concerning for him, though.