The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were chosen as the team that Tom Brady wants to continue his career with, and the organization is about the reap the benefits of having him on the roster. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Tampa Bay has received a “high” number of players that have reached out wanting to join Brady.
Since word surfaced that Tom Brady is expected to land in Tampa, an unexpected high number of players have reached out to the Buccaneers to let them know they want to join the former Patriots’ QB there, per league sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 19, 2020
The Buccaneers have never been a preferred destination for unrestricted free agents or players that are requesting trades. However, with Brady landing in Tampa Bay, they've suddenly become an ideal target to play with the future Hall of Fame quarterback.
While Brady hasn't finalized his contract with the Buccaneers yet, it is expected to get done in the near future. Even after Brady signs, Tampa Bay still has some money that they can use to address other positions of need.
As a result, some of the remaining free agents could inform their agents to push a deal with the Buccaneers this offseason. Also, players that are attempting to be traded could list Tampa Bay as their No. 1 option.
On offense, the Buccaneers already have Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Cameron Brate, and O.J. Howard. With that in mind, head coach Bruce Arians could choose to find a running back that could be an upgrade over Ronald Jones.
A possible trade for someone like Todd Gurley could be in the works. Or someone like Melvin Gordon could be trying to find the best route to completing a deal with the Buccaneers.
Regardless of who they add, as long as Brady is sporting a Buccaneers uniform, they're going to draw interest from players around the league. That is something that fans in Tampa Bay could absolutely get used to.