4 former Rams weapons Liam Coen could target for Buccaneers in free agency

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Josh Reynolds, WR

His two seasons working closely with Liam Coen in Los Angeles weren't the best of his career, but they set the stage for the weapon Josh Reynolds would develop into with the Lions. Look no further than the sharp uptick in production Reynolds experienced once Coen arrived with the Rams and started working with the wide receivers.

Reynolds nearly tripled his total yards and saw his yards per game quadruple in the exact same amount of games played. That's a testament to Sean McVay installing his offense in Year 2, but it also speaks to how Coen was able to help tap into the magic and help get it working in ways that carried the team to a Super Bowl appearance.

While his production dipped a bit in 2019, it stayed consistently high and he's really never looked back since. How well he fit into Ben Johnson's offense stems from the work that Coen put in back in 2018 and it's why a reunion in Tampa Bay could be mutually beneficial.

There are, however, a number of factors that could stand in the way of that reunion. For starters, Reynolds would project as Tampa Bay's WR3 and that's already a role that Trey Palmer is being groomed to take over. After Russell Gage's season-ending injury, the role became Palmer's and while he didn't run away with it there was enough flash to warrant a second chance at securing the gig in 2024.

Price could also be an issue, as the Bucs have more money to spend than they did last offseason but not an endless amount to make luxury purchases. With guys like Antoine Winfield Jr., Baker Mayfield, and Mike Evans needing to get paid this offseason, having Palmer as an affordable WR3 option might convince the Bucs to look off Reynolds.

Above all else, this is assuming that Reynolds leaves Detroit. The Lions are running back their offensive brain trust which could motivate Reynolds to take a deal to return and see if he can earn an even bigger contract next season.

Potential Market Value: Two-years, $14M