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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Stadium: Raymond James Stadium | Coach: Lovie Smith
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense27th129.5 (10th)168.5 (31st)
Defense14th116.0 (18th)220.5 (15th)

Buccaneers report: Strategy and personnel

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Strategy and personnel · Notes, quotes · Inside slant
 

FRANCHISE PLAYER
WR Antonio Bryant: tendered at $9.884M; signed tender Feb. 27.

TRANSITION PLAYER
None.

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered)

--DE Kevin Carter (not tendered as UFA June 1).

--DE/LB Patrick Chukwurah (not tendered as UFA June 1).

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS
None.

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS
None.

DRAFT CHOICES SIGNED

--OT Xavier Fulton (5/155): $1.931M/4 yrs, $181,000 SB; 2009 cap: $355,250.

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED

--S Will Allen: UFA; $1.83M/1 yr.

--WR Antonio Bryant: FFA; $9.884M/1 yr.

--WR Michael Clayton: UFA; $24M/5 yrs, $10.5M guaranteed.

--WR Cortez Hankton: UFA; terms unknown.

--QB Luke McCown: Potential UFA; $7.5M/2 yrs, $2.5M SB.

--T Donald Penn: RFA; $2.792M/1 yr.

--CB Jermaine Phillips: UFA; terms unknown.

--DT Ryan Sims: Potential UFA; 4 yrs, terms unknown.

--TE Jerramy Stevens: UFA; terms unknown.

--FB Byron Storer: ERFA; terms unknown.

PLAYERS ACQUIRED

--LB Angelo Crowell: UFA Bills; $3M/1 yr.

--LB Niko Koutouvides: FA Broncos; terms unknown.

--QB Byron Leftwich: UFA Steelers; $7.5M/2 yrs; $3.5M RB 2010.

--K Mike Nugent: UFA Jets; 1 yr, terms unknown.

--RB Derrick Ward: UFA Giants; $14M/5 yrs, guarantees unknown.

--TE Kellen Winslow (trade Browns).

PLAYERS LOST

--LB Derrick Brooks (released).

--CB Phillip Buchanon: UFA Lions; $8.5M/2 yrs, guarantees unknown.

--RB Warrick Dunn (released).

--WR Joey Galloway (released).

--QB Jeff Garcia: UFA Raiders; terms unknown.

--DT Jovan Haye: UFA Titans; $16M/4 yrs, guarantees unknown.

--WR Ike Hilliard (released).

--LB Cato June (released).

--TE Alex Smith (traded Patriots).

--FB Byron Storer (released/injured).

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