3 trade candidates Buccaneers need to pursue before training camp

Would any of these deals make the Bucs a firm NFC South favorite?
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As OTAs wrap up around the league, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' next order of business is mandatory minicamp from June 11-13.

From there, it's a bit of a wait before training camp kicks off. But when it does, oh boy, football is right around the corner.

This offseason has been marked by some notable moves for the Bucs, mostly highlighted by the team keeping some of the biggest names in Tampa. But, before training camp, could the Bucs make another move or two?

This week, Bleacher Report's Gary Davenport outlined one trade candidate for every NFL team. So, we took a look at his list and pulled a few names that could fit with the Bucs and their current needs.

James Bradberry to the Bucs makes a lot of sense

As it stands, the Bucs are set to start 2022 fifth-round pick Zyon McCollum on the outside, opposite Jamel Dean. Last season, McCollum played 510 coverage snaps and allowed 47 receptions on 86 targets. He gave up over 11 yards per reception and finished with a PFF grade of just 47.3 in the coverage department.

Meanwhile, the Eagles seem to have one-too-many cornerbacks after the draft. Rookies Cooper DeJean and Quinyon Mitchell join veterans Darius Slay and James Bradberry, and one of these guys is either going to get cut, traded or benched.

Bradberry has been an established name in the league for a while now, and although last season was a down year for him, 2022 was a phenomenal campaign for the veteran corner. Philly's defense was also in shambles all season long, so it's hard to pin the struggles on one player like Bradberry.

If he's going to be cut or traded, the Bucs should offer a late-round pick for him, at the very least. He'd come in and start over McCollum, right away, no doubt.