Market For Cornerbacks Quickly Drying UpMarch 13th, 2012
With the prospect of the Bucs starting the season down and/or out their four starters in the secondary from last year — not that last year’s starters reminded people of the Raiders secondary of the early 1980s — on paper what the Bucs could be looking at minus Ronde Barber, Cody Grimm, Aqib Talib and Sean Jones (who is not expected to return), well, Joe has seen chickenwire hold back water better.
Many Bucs fans were hoping Bucs rock star general manager Mark Dominik would land Cortland Finnegan, but he went to St. Louis.
Then there was the possibility of getting Carlos Rogers, who decided to stay with San Francisco.
Earlier this evening, BSPN reported Dallass, Kansas City and San Francisco were fighting over Brandon Carr. The Bucs were not mentioned.
So, as Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network suggested tonight, the cornerback-poor Bucs are likely left with Detroit’s Eric Wright for a solid starter if Dominik is still going to roll the free agency dice tonight.
Right now the pickings are slim at cornerback. Lombardi likened the rush of certain position players to a run on a position that goes on during the draft.
Joe hopes Dominik is leaving no rocks unturned in coming up with a corner. Soon.