The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed third-year cornerback Isaiah Frey, according to Greg Auman. Frey was one of the last draft picks Lovie Smith made in Chicago, and was selected in the sixth round of the 2012 draft. Frey has started seven games and played nineteen, including three games this season. He's racked up a combined 59 tackles, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.
The Bucs desperately need some players who understand and can execute the scheme, especially in the secondary. That's what Frey represents, as he was with the Bears as a practice squad player in 2012. The Bucs are struggling to execute their scheme correctly, especially in the secondary, and they must hope that even if Frey isn't the best player around, at least he'll be able to just do his job.
It's not clear who the Bucs will cut to make room for Frey, but a safe bet would be either Brandon Dixon or Crezdon Butler, the two cornerbacks who were repeatedly toasted by the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.