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Allen notebook: Bucs did talk to Keyshawn

During a half-hour press conference with the media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Bruce Allen touched on several issues, including Keyshawn Johnson, Carnell Williams, Mike Alstott and Michael Clayton. Find out his thoughts on those four players in this premium article.

Did the Tampa Bay Buccaneers talk to Keyshawn Johnson? Yes. Did head coach Jon Gruden have a problem with it? No. At least that's what Buccaneers general manager Bruce Allen said on Thursday. Allen admitted that the Bucs contacted the former Bucs receiver — now a broadcaster with ESPN — after losing Maurice Stovall to a season-ending injury on Dec. 23. Allen said he and Johnson went way back...

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