Report: J.J. Wilcox scheduled to visit Seahawks, Buccaneers

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Former Dallas Cowboys safety J.J. Wilcox has scheduled visits with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle Seahawks, according to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News.

Wilcox has started 38 of the 58 games he’s played for the Cowboys over the last four seasons. He’s recorded 214 tackles with five interceptions and two forced fumbles over that span.

While Tampa Bay was able to re-sign Chris Conte on Thursday, Bradley McDougald remains a free agent. If the Buccaneers are unable to retain McDougald, Wilcox could help replace his spot on the roster.

The Seahawks need depth at safety behind Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor. Both Steven Terrell and Kelcie McCray are free agents after starting multiple games while Thomas and Chancellor missed time with injuries. Terrell particularly struggles to fill Thomas’ shoes in the latter stages of season. Wilcox could give them a potentially more viable backup option to Thomas moving forward.

2 responses to “Report: J.J. Wilcox scheduled to visit Seahawks, Buccaneers

  1. So: I had a millisecond of great optimism when quickly scanning headings. I saw the J. J. Visit to Seahawks and let myself think that Watt was the player visiting. Again; a millisecond.

    Love this time of year and the anticipation of teams getting players or at least attempting to acquire needed help to improve there rosters.

  2. I hope 4 of first 5 picks are on defense. Seahawks need multiple young talented 1-3 round picks to get the D back to being 2013 level. Can’t go and give away first round byes like last year…..and that is exactly what this defense did with Arizona loss late. Then, it fell on its face in Atlanta and got throttled.

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