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What Does De’Vante Harris Bring To The Bucs?

After seeing the cornerback position riddled with injuries early on, the Bucs claimed former Saints corner De’Vante Harris off waivers

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With injuries mounting at the cornerback spot - both Vernon Hargreaves III and Javien Elliott have suffered recent injuries, while Brent Grimes has missed a lot of time thus far in training camp - the Buccaneers looked to the waiver wire for some help.

Former Saints and Texas A&M corner De’Vante Harris has been added to the team after playing in twenty-one games for the Saints the past few seasons.

His numbers aren’t going to jump off the page - 21 tackles, three passes defensed and one fumble recovery - but at the very least it will add some preseason and camp depth as his fellow teammates take time to recover and prepare to return to the field.

The corners didn’t look great in the preseason opener against the Dolphins, so what little depth they had took a big blow losing three players. Now, it’ll be up to the rookies Carlton Davis and M.J. Stewart to prove their worth and potentially fight there way up to the top of the depth chart.

Harris may have an outside shot at making the initial 53-man roster, but one would tend to think that once Elliott, Hargreaves, and Grimes all return it will be business as usual and Harris will be shown the door.