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Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Buchanon, Greer slip away from Bucs

By Pat Yasinskas
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas

On the same day Jabari Greer signed with the New Orleans Saints, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers apparently have taken a double hit at cornerback.

The Bucs, who had Greer in for a visit and presumably had serious interest in signing, also lost incumbent starter Phillip Buchanon. He's signed a two-year $8.5 million deal with the Detroit Lions. The Bucs wanted to re-sign Buchanon.

Kind of interesting that Buchanon, who played under head coach Raheem Morris when he was the defensive backs coach, opted to sign with a team that was winless.