The Jets signed former Buccaneers running back Michael Smith, reports the National Football Post. Smith, who appeared in one game for Tampa Bay in 2012, was waived by the Bucs three months ago.
The Buccaneers waived running back Michael Smith, reports Pewter Report. He missed all of last season with a foot injury.
The Buccaneers waived wide receiver Carlton Mitchell, defensive end Ernest Owusu, quarterback Adam Weber and defensive end Markus White, and released wide receiver Derek Hagan, fullback Spencer Larsen and safety Troy Nolan. The team also put corner Anthony Gaitor (torn ACL) and running back Michael Smith (torn foot ligament) on injured reserve. Finally, the team signed tight end Mike Shanahan.
The Buccaneers have listed their inactives for Saturday's preseason game against the Dolphins, according to the team's official website. The following players ruled out include: kicker Lawrence Tynes, running back Michael Smith, fulback Erik Lorig, tight end Zach Miller, wide receiver Chris Owusu, defensive back Danny Gorrer and defensive end Aaron Morgan.
The Buccaneers selected Utah State running back Michael Smith in the seventh round of the NFL draft. The 5-foot-9, 207 pound rusher has a timed speed under 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
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