Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians Confirms Interest in Cornerback Richard Sherman

Published 09/22/2021, 7:27 PM EDT


It’s no secret that Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to ‘run it back’ in 2021. The NFC South franchise defied all odds last season as they made their way to the Super Bowl LV title under the guidance of HC Bruce Arians. The Bucs put up a dominant display in front of home fans to down Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs by a 9-31 scoreline.

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TAMPA, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 07: Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yells as he takes the field against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium on February 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The Bucs tied down all their superstars to short-term extensions in the build-up to the 2021 season. They’ve started their current campaign with back-to-back wins.

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However, it appears coach Arians and Bucs GM Jason Licht are still actively on the lookout to further strengthen their roster.

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Richard Sherman is on the radar of Bruce Arians and the Buccaneers

As it stands, Bruce Arians and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in need of reinforcements at the cornerback position. First-choice starter Sean Murphy-Bunting suffered a dislocated elbow in Week 1, and his return date is still not set.

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Meanwhile, Carlton Davis III was a late addition to the Week 2 injury list with a hamstring issue. Finally, Jamel Dean left Sunday’s game for a period with a slight injury niggle as well.

Nov 29, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) hits Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods (17) during a first-quarter pass play at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Richard Sherman would serve as the ideal player to come in and serve as a key component for the Bucs as the season progresses. But only time will tell if the former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers man finds his way back to the NFL.

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But for now, the Bucs will be preparing for a crucial clash against Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3. You can’t afford to miss this one.

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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