The former second-round draft pick signed a one-year deal with the team in July, but struggled in exhibition play with just one sack in four games.
Bowers, who has also dealt with injuries since joining the NFL and lost two games in 2014 for violating the NFL drug policy, has recorded only seven sacks in his career.
Bowers has spent his entire career with the Bucs since being selected in the second round of the 2011 draft. He has totaled 66 tackles and seven sacks in 50 NFL games.
Meanwhile, the following seven players were labeled as questionable for Week 13: Linebacker
David was the only player listed on the injury report. He came into the game questionable due to a hamstring injury. David was able to get through limited practice Wednesday, but did not participate in practice Thursday and Friday.
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||25||22.0||3||1.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||4|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||10||13||10.0||3||3||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||7||2.0||5||1||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2014||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||11||21||11.0||10||1.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2011||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||16||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0|
|2012||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||10||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||13||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||11||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||0|
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