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Rick Stroud, Greg Auman and Matt Baker

Buchanon a two-way player?

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August

Coach Jon Gruden made a little news here in saying cornerback Phillip Buchanon could see some action on offense.

Gruden didn't go into detail but Buchanon is regarded as one of the best athletes on the team and will also be a key on special teams as a possible return man. You might remember he was an electric return man in college at Miami and as a rookie with the Oakland Raiders before suffering a major leg injury.

The Bucs seem to think he can be the answer at punt returner and, it appears, they also see him as a guy with some Devin Hester-like qualities. And, if the season started today, Buchanon would be lining up at the nickelback, making him the third cornerback behind Ronde Barber and Brian Kelly.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 2:47pm]

    

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