Neal agreed to a contract Wednesday with the Buccaneers, who plan to use him at safety, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The 2016 first-round pick mostly played linebacker for Dallas last year, after a six-season run in Atlanta as a hard-hitting strong safety. A return to the secondary represents his best shot at IDP relevance, considering Neal had three 100-tackle season as a safety and managed a modest 72 in 14 games for Dallas last year. That said, the Bucs already have Antoine Winfield and Logan Ryan, potentially leaving Neal to come off the bench, in which case IDP value would require an injury in front of him. Neal likely has made a full recovery from the chest injury that held him out of the Cowboys' playoff loss to San Francisco in January.

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