4 free agent quarterbacks Buccaneers should sign before training camp
By Josh Hill
Perhaps the best option for the Bucs is Chase Daniel, who offers more than it would appear on the surface.
Daniel is sort of the best of all worlds in looking at potential options for the Buccaneers third quarterback. He could compete for the starting role but isn’t likley to seriously do so. Instead his value is on the sideline and in the film room where he adds immense value the Buccaneers would be lucky to get.
Like what bringing in Matt Ryan would do, Daniel could step into a player/coach role that helps Kyle Trask develop and potentially Baker Mayfield reach deeper into his bag of tricks and return to the guy he once looked like he could be in Cleveland. Daniel has made a career out of being a backup and there’s a reason for it; his football IQ and his ablity to diagnose and teach the game seems to be unmatched.
Just look at the guys he’s worked with: Drew Brees, Andy Ried, Matthew Stafford, Justin Herbert. He brings a wealth of knowledge about the game and the position with him, and it’s impossible to see the Bucs not deeply benefiting from having him in the room and on the sideline with whoever ends up being the starter. Some believe that Daniel could end up becoming a head coach some day, and that is exactly the type of guy Dave Canales needs to help both himself and his entire offense as he settles in and begins to fix what went wrong last season.