Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Stadium: Raymond James Stadium | Coach: Lovie Smith
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense30th100.8 (21st)176.2 (29th)
Defense17th110.1 (12th)237.9 (17th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
61Allen, Josh C6-331510/30/1991RLouisiana-Monroe
53Askew, Nate LB6-42358/20/1991RTexas A&M
27Banks, Johnthan CB6-218510/3/19892Mississippi State
23Barron, Mark SS6-221310/27/19893Alabama
10Barth, Connor K5-112004/11/19866North Carolina
39Bigelow, Brendan RB5-101807/12/1992RCalifornia
91Bowers, Da'Quan DE6-42882/23/19904Clemson
84Brate, Cameron TE6-52357/3/1991RHarvard
44Cain, Jeremy LS6-12453/24/19809Massachusetts
33Carr, Deveron DB5-111908/10/19902Arizona State
52Casillas, Jonathan OLB6-12276/3/19876Wisconsin
94Clayborn, Adrian DE6-32807/6/19884Iowa
73Collins, Anthony T6-531511/2/19857Kansas
75Cousins, Oniel G6-43156/29/19847Texas-El Paso
95Cummings, Euclid DT6-42755/6/1991RGeorgia Tech
64Daniels, Jace T6-43003/6/19901Northern Michigan
54David, Lavonte OLB6-12331/23/19903Nebraska
18Dawson, Skye WR5-918312/2/19902Texas Christian
48DePaola, Andrew LS6-22307/28/19871Rutgers
32Demps, Jeff RB5-71911/8/19902Florida
62Dietrich-Smith, Evan C6-23087/19/19865Idaho State
69Dotson, Demar T6-931510/11/19856Southern Mississippi
71Edwards, Kadeem G6-43131/24/1991RTennessee State
13Evans, Mike WR6-52318/21/1993RTexas A&M
50Fletcher, Dane MLB6-22459/14/19865Montana State
59Foster, Mason MLB6-12413/1/19894Washington
68Foster, Jason G6-330010/21/19881Rhode Island
6Gettis, David WR6-32208/27/19874Baylor
92Gholston, William DE6-62817/31/19912Michigan State
58Glaud, Ka'Lial LB6-222011/9/19902Rutgers
8Glennon, Mike QB6-622512/12/19892North Carolina State
38Goldson, Dashon FS6-22009/18/19848Washington
36Gorrer, Danny CB6-01806/1/19865Texas A&M
15Hawkins, Lavelle WR5-111947/12/19867California
14Herron, Robert WR5-91936/2/1992RWyoming
83Jackson, Vincent WR6-52301/14/198310Northern Colorado
25James, Mike RB5-102234/13/19912Miami (Fla.)
24Jenkins, Mike CB5-101973/22/19857South Florida
29Johnson, Leonard CB5-102023/30/19903Iowa State
90Johnson, Michael DE6-72702/7/19876Georgia Tech
3Kafka, Mike QB6-32257/25/19873Northwestern
9Koenen, Michael P5-111987/13/198210Western Washington
46Lane, Jorvorskie RB5-112582/4/19872Texas A&M
51Lansanah, Danny LB6-12558/28/19853Connecticut
41Lewis, Keith DB6-11903/28/1989RLynchburg College
22Martin, Doug RB5-92151/13/19893Boise State
65Masifilo, Matthew DE6-328010/1/19893Stanford
12McCown, Josh QB6-42137/4/197912Sam Houston State
93McCoy, Gerald DT6-43002/25/19885Oklahoma
35McCray, Kelcie SAF6-12059/21/19883Arkansas State
98McDonald, Clinton DT6-22971/6/19876Memphis
49McDougald, Bradley FS6-120911/15/19902Kansas
96Means, Steven DE6-32609/16/19902Buffalo
28Melvin, Rashaan DB6-219310/2/19891Northern Illinois
79Meredith, Jamon G6-53125/11/19866South Carolina
76Miller, Andrew G6-42964/24/1990RVirginia Tech
30Moore, D.J. CB5-91903/22/19876Vanderbilt
57Munoz, Damaso LB5-112197/10/19861Rutgers
11Murphy, Louis WR6-22005/11/19876Florida
7Murray, Patrick K5-71606/22/19911Fordham
82Myers, Brandon TE6-32569/4/19856Iowa
77Nicks, Carl G6-53495/14/19857Nebraska
66Omameh, Patrick G6-430512/29/19892Michigan
80Owusu, Chris WR6-22001/6/19903Stanford
17Page, Eric WR5-101809/23/19912Toledo
70Pamphile, Kevin T6-531011/27/1990RPurdue
78Patchan, Matt T6-73004/2/1990RBoston College
86Patton, Solomon WR5-917710/17/1990RFlorida
16Payton, Quintin WR6-42122/24/1990RNorth Carolina State
26Pointer, Quinton DB5-91864/16/19883Nevada-Las Vegas
45Pryor, Lonnie RB6-02242/22/19902Florida State
43Rainey, Bobby RB5-821210/16/19873Western Kentucky
87Seferian-Jenkins, Austin TE6-52629/29/1992RWashington
89Shepard, Russell WR6-11959/17/19902Louisiana State
34Sims, Charles RB6-02149/19/1990RWest Virginia
60Solomon, Scott LB6-326211/5/19883Rice
97Spence, Akeem DT6-130711/29/19912Illinois
88Stocker, Luke TE6-52537/17/19884Tennessee
85Streeter, Tommy WR6-521510/7/19881Miami (Fla.)
56Sutton, Chaz DE6-52639/7/1989RSouth Carolina
45Swaim, Mycal DB6-421511/6/1990REastern Michigan
72Talley, Ronald DE6-32822/21/19864Delaware
37Tandy, Keith FS5-102052/12/19893West Virginia
4Tanney, Alex QB6-422011/11/19872Monmouth (Ill.)
49Thompson, Ian TE6-42349/14/1990RLouisiana-Lafayette
21Verner, Alterraun CB5-1018712/13/19885UCLA
31Wright, Major SS5-112047/1/19885Florida
81Wright, Timothy TE6-42204/7/19902Rutgers
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
Tampa Bay6-4310.86-3281.925.32035
 
 
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Position Listing
Da'Quan Bowers
News
Buccaneers defensive end Da’Quan Bowers showed up to training camp out of shape last year and lost his starting job, according to the Tampa Tribune. Slowed by an unspecified injury this offseason, Bowers returned to workouts recently in far from ideal condition, the paper said.

"He’s not there yet," Bucs defensive line coach Joe Cullen said after a workout this week. "He’s got to get into great shape to be able to do those things (he’s capable of)."
Andrew DePaola
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The Buccaneers re-signed long-snapper Andrew DePaola and waived cornerback Anthony Gaitor, the team announced.
Lavelle Hawkins
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As expected, free agent receiver Lavelle Hawkins signed with the Buccaneers. Hawkins appeared in four games for the Chargers last season after spending five years with the Titans.

In 2011 Hawkins had his best season, catching 47 passes for 470 yards and a touchdown.

Lavonte David
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Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David could blitz less under coach Lovie Smith's simpler defensive scheme, reports SportsTalkFlorida.com. David had 144 tackles, six sacks, five interceptions and two forced fumbles last year.

"It’s just giving me an opportunity to play faster, an opportunity to see the whole field and learn everything, learn what everybody is doing," David said of the new scheme. "It hasn’t changed nothing much. I’m still in the position where I can make plays."

David said he'll blitz "every here and there" and "every now and then."

Brendan Bigelow
No Updates
Kelcie McCray
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The Buccaneers claimed safety Kelcie McCray off waivers from the Dolphins.
Dashon Goldson
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Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson, who's recovering from foot surgery, said he'll likely miss the rest of the offseason program but aims to return for training camp. "I think training camp will be a good timetable," he told ESPN.com. "Right now, I'm just relying on our training staff to get me back right."
Injury
Foot - Questionable for start of training camp
Johnthan Banks
News
Buccaneers defensive back Johnthan Banks recorded his second interception in three games Sunday, in a 27-6 win over the Bills in Week 14. Banks picked off Bills quarterback EJ Manuel once, while adding three tackles.

Banks is having a solid rookie season, recording 43 tackles and three interceptions in his first 13 games. 

Keith Lewis
No Updates
Nate Askew
No Updates
Tommy Streeter
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The Buccaneers signed receiver Tommy Streeter, quarterback Jordan Rodgers, defensive back Marc Anthony, offensive tackle Emmett Cleary, guard Jace Daniels, defensive tackle Everett Dawkins, defensive back Bobby Felder, guard Jason Foster, defensive tackle David Hunter, kicker Patrick Murray, long snapper Patrick Scales and punter Jacob Schum to reserve/futures contracts.
Louis Murphy
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The Buccaneers signed former Giants receiver Louis Murphy to a one-year deal. 
Damaso Munoz
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The Buccaneers signed linebacker Damaso Munoz, who spent the last three seasons with the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos, reports ProFootballTalk.com.
Leonard Johnson
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Buccaneers cornerback Leonard Johnson highlighted the fine defensive effort Sunday in Detroit with a 48-yard pick-six in the second quarter, but that was far from the extent of his contribution.

Johnson tied for second on his team with seven tackles and added two passes defensed in the upset victory.

Mason Foster
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Buccaneers linebacker Mason Foster had a solid game Sunday, in a Week 14 win over the Bills, 27-6. Foster matched the team high in tackles with nine -- seven solo -- and added one of the team's four interceptions.

Foster has 73 tackles and three interceptions on the season, two of which have come in the last three games. 

Patrick Omameh
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Among the Buccaneers inactives for Week 16 against the Rams, three are sidelined as a result of injuries. Offensive lineman Carl Nicks (foot), defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and defensive back Mark Barron (hamstring) headline the team's inactive list.

Additionally, linebacker Danny Lansanah, defensive lineman Matthew Masifilo , running back Lonnie Pryor and offensive lineman Patrick Omameh are all out of uniform Sunday.  

Carl Nicks
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Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said guard Carl Nicks (toe) should be ready for training camp, reports Pewter Report. Nicks is not participating in OTAs.
Mike Jenkins
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The Buccaneers have signed cornerback Mike Jenkins to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million, reports FOX Sports. Jenkins can earn another $500,000 in incentives.

He spent last season with the Raiders and had two interceptions and 65 total tackles with one fumble recovery.

Josh McCown
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Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown shined with the Bears last year in part because he had big targets to throw to in Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery. Now his top two receivers are 6-5, 230-pounders, Vincent Jackson and rookie Mike Evans. 

"I'd be lying if I didn't say there was a comfort zone in that,'' McCown told the Tampa Tribune after going through his first workout with Jackson and Evans. "It's very similar (to what I had in Chicago), at least on paper. There's still a lot of work to do. We have to get out there and (Evans) has to learn the offense and we have to start building together, but it was good."

McCown completed 66.5 percent of his throws for 1,829 yards and 13 touchdowns against one interception last season.

Rashaan Melvin
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The Buccaneers placed rookie cornerback Rashaan Melvin on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. His roster replacement has not been announced.
Chaz Sutton
No Updates
Danny Gorrer
News
The Buccaneers re-signed cornerback Danny Gorrer to a one-year deal, according to Pewter Report. He appeared in seven games last season.
Connor Barth
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Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth has been cleared to resume football activities after tearing his Achilles just before the start of training camp. Barth posted the news on his Facebook page according to PewterReport.com. 

Akeem Spence
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Buccaneers defensive tackle Akeem Spence was arrested on a marijuana possession charge after he was stopped by an Alabama trooper for speeding, reports the Tampa Bay Tribune. The fourth-round pick in last year's draft was clocked at over 100 mph, the report said.

Spence started 14 games, recording 19 tackles and a sack.

David Gettis
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The Buccaneers have signed receiver David Gettis to a deal after working out on a tryout basis at minicamp last week. ESPN reports that Gettis is still working his way back from some previous injuries but could be a steal for a team thin on the receiver depth chart. 
Kadeem Edwards
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With the 143rd pick, the Buccaneers have selected Tennessee State guard Kadeem Edwards .

Edwards started 34 games over the past three seasons. He's had some issues with his weight in college, so his conditioning will need to be monitored. 

Eric Page
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Buccaneers wide receiver/kick returner Eric Page signed a one-year deal to stay in Tampa Bay, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Page was an exclusive-rights free agent.

He had four catches for 68 yards and two carries for 14 yards in 2013.

Mike Evans
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Buccaneers rookie receiver Mike Evans, set back by a hamstring injury he suffered May 20, told the Tampa Tribune he's not in great shape yet.

"Physically, I'm not in tip-top shape. I'm getting back into my game shape," Evans said. "As far as injury-wise, I feel good. I've been running, and I feel 100 percent."

Evans hopes to lose seven to 10 pounds and play at around 230 this fall. "I've got to lose more weight. I'm too heavy right now," he said. "But the workouts I've been doing, I'll be fine. I'll be ready."

Jeremy Cain
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The Buccaneers signed long snapper Jeremy Cain, formerly of the Bears.
Mike Kafka
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The Buccaneers signed quarterback Mike Kafka, according to his agent. Kafka appeared in four games for the Eagles in 2011 and hasn't played since. He worked out for the Cowboys last week.
Mike James
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin might not be a workhorse for Tampa Bay this season under new offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Tedford said he believes in alternating running backs, and behind Martin is rookie Charles Sim, Mike James and Bobby Rainey.

"I think you have to alternate," Tedford said Tuesday. "I don’t believe that one back can carry the load. It’s just too physical. I think you probably need to have two to three guys to bring different things to the table. But I think you at least need to have two to be able to spell them here and there and keep them healthy and tat type of thing. That's the goal to try and create some depth right there where there's not a dropoff when one guy comes in and another guy goes out. There's no dropoff. We just keep going."

Martin played in only six games last season before suffering a shoulder injury against Atlanta that eventually landed him on injured reserve. James and Rainey were both productive as replacement backs. Sims, at 6-foot, 214-pounds, is a bigger back who caught more than 200 passes in college.

Injury
Ankle - Probable for start of training camp
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
News
Buccaneers rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, a second-round pick who could start, said his left foot is in good shape following February surgery for a stress fracture, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

"I feel really good. My foot feels really good," he said. "I've been running routes, doing all the exercise and workout drills that they've asked me to do. I feel very comfortable and confident that I'll be ready to go when it comes to training camp."

The foot injury limited Seferian-Jenkins during the team's rookie minicamp. He missed OTAs and the mandatory minicamp because of the University of Washington's academic calendar.

"The only thing you can really do is try to learn the formations and concepts, the methodology of the offense, but there's nothing that substitutes for the hands-on experience of being out there running routes, and getting the timing down with the quarterbacks, the communication, all that stuff," he said. "There's definitely going to be a little bit of a learning curve, but that's to be expected when you're not there at all. It's nothing I can't overcome. I'm just going into it one day at a time and will be working really hard."

Mycal Swaim
No Updates
Clinton McDonald
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The Buccaneers will sign free agent defensive tackle Clinton McDonald to a four-year, $12 million deal, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. McDonald, 27, had 35 tackles, 5.5 sacks, an interception and a fumble recovery for the Seahawks last season.
Adrian Clayborn
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Former first-round pick Adrian Clayborn will not have the fifth-year option on his contract exercised by the Buccaneers, ProFootballTalk.com reports, but it doesn't mean the Bucs will cut or trade him. He is expected to play out this season in Tampa Bay before having his contract situation re-examined by the team.  
Quinton Pointer
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The Rams ruled receiver Tavon Austin (ankle), guard Harvey Dahl, offensive tackle Mike Person, defensive end Sammy Brown, running back Daryl Richardson (thigh), cornerback Quinton Pointer and defensive tackle Matt Conrath inactive for the game at Seattle.
Skye Dawson
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The Buccaneers' list of inactives for Week 13 at Carolina includes offensive lineman Carl Nicks (foot), wide receiver Skye Dawson, running back Lonnie Pryor, defensive back Bradley McDougald, offensive lineman Patrick Omameh, defensive lineman Derek Landri and defensive lineman Steven Means. Dawson, Pryor, McDougald, Omameh, Landri and Means are all healthy scratches.
Andrew Miller
No Updates
Jace Daniels
News
The Buccaneers signed receiver Tommy Streeter, quarterback Jordan Rodgers, defensive back Marc Anthony, offensive tackle Emmett Cleary, guard Jace Daniels, defensive tackle Everett Dawkins, defensive back Bobby Felder, guard Jason Foster, defensive tackle David Hunter, kicker Patrick Murray, long snapper Patrick Scales and punter Jacob Schum to reserve/futures contracts.
Doug Martin
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Doug Martin is the starter, but the Buccaneers "want to use a rotation at running back," reports ESPN.com. Behind Martin the Buccaneers have Mike James, who averaged 4.9 yards on 60 carries as a rookie; Bobby Rainey (5 touchdowns last year); and third-round rookie Charles Sims, who will start off primarily as a third-down back.
Injury
Shoulder - Probable for start of training camp
Kevin Pamphile
News
With the 149th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected offensive tackle Kevin Pamphile from Purdue.

Standing at 6-foot-5, 310 pounds, Pamphile worked out with the Bucs prior to the draft, so the selection makes sense, especially since Tampa Bay needed some interior offensive line depth. He has the size to play in the NFL, but still needs some room for improvement moving forward.
Steven Means
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The Buccaneers' list of inactives for Week 13 at Carolina includes offensive lineman Carl Nicks (foot), wide receiver Skye Dawson, running back Lonnie Pryor, defensive back Bradley McDougald, offensive lineman Patrick Omameh, defensive lineman Derek Landri and defensive lineman Steven Means. Dawson, Pryor, McDougald, Omameh, Landri and Means are all healthy scratches.
Chris Owusu
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Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith praised receiver Chris Owusu, who has a chance to replace Mike Williams as the team's No. 2 wideout.

"He has good size, excellent speed and I’ve been impressed with how he has caught the football," Smith said. "Again I don’t know a lot nor had any preconceived notions about the players, but he’s a guy that you do notice. I did see on his chart before we went on the field a 4.36 [40-yard dash] will get your attention a little bit.

"He’s running good routes, he’s caught the ball well and he’s done some good things. There’s an opportunity, if I’m a receiver I would be just really doing everything I could to show the coaches exactly what I have. This is a great chance to do that."

Owusu appeared in nine games last season, catching 13 passes for 114 yards.

Evan Dietrich-Smith
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Evan Dietrich-Smith and the Buccaneers have agreed to a four-year deal worth $14.25 million overall, NFL Network reported. Dietrich-Smith started every game for the Packers last season and will enter his sixth year in the pros in 2014. 
Mike Glennon
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Buccaneers brass is sold on Mike Glennon as the team's quarterback of the future, even if Josh McCown starts in 2014, reports the Tampa Tribune.

"The three things — and [coach Lovie [Smith] and I were in complete agreement on this — are toughness, intelligence and accuracy," general manager Jason Licht said on Sirius XM NFL Radio. "And then arm strength is a distant fourth.

“Mike showed during this process that he has those three things and he scored very high on those three things. Also, he’s an unassuming type of guy but guys around the building really look up to him and really follow him. So that’s what it came down to."

Glennon threw 19 touchdown passes and nine interceptions as a rookie.

William Gholston
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Rookie defensive end William Gholston is beginning to emerge defensively for the Buccaneers late in the season. Gholston totaled a career-high eight tackles (five solo) and two pass defenses during a 33-14 loss Week 15 vs. San Francisco.

Gholston has 15 tackles (eight solo), three pass defenses and 1 1/2 sacks in three December games after managing eight tackles (three solo), no sacks and no pass defenses in his first seven games.

Ian Thompson
No Updates
Demar Dotson
News
Buccaneers tackle Demar Dotson (back) is active for the Week 1 game against the Jets. Dotson was considered probable entering the game. 
Vincent Jackson
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Buccaneers rookie wideout Mike Evans tweaked his hamstring in Tuesday's OTA practice, and veteran receiver Vincent Jackson sat out with a hamstring issue, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
Major Wright
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Free agent safety Major Wright signed a one-year contract with the Buccaneers, reports NFL Network. Wright made 100 tackles and two interceptions with the Bears last year.

In Tampa, Wright will be reunited with his former coach, Lovie Smith.

Lonnie Pryor
News
Safety Mark Barron (hamstring) and linebacker Dekoda Watson are two of the injured Buccaneers on the Sunday inactive report.

Others on the list are linebacker Ka'Lial Glaud, defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo, guard Carl Nicks, running back Lonnie Pryor and defensive end Scott Solomon.

Luke Stocker
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Buccaneers tight end Luke Stocker is out for this week's voluntary workouts because of an undisclosed ailment, the Tampa Tribune reports. He missed most of last year with a hip injury but the Tampa Bay Times says he's been cleared
Patrick Murray
No Updates
Charles Sims
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The Buccaneers announced Thursday that they have signed rookie running back Charles Sims, the Tampa Tribune reports.

Sims was drafted in the third round from West Virginia. He's expected to compete for playing time with starter Doug Martin and play on passing downs.

Jonathan Casillas
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Strong side linebacker Jonathan Casillas has signed a one-year contract with the Buccaneers.

The 26-year-old Casillas, who hooked on with the team as a free agent before last season, played in 12 games and started four. He recorded 24 tackles, but lost time to a torn meniscus that required offseason surgery.

D.J. Moore
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The Buccaneers have signed former Bears D.J. Moore and Steve Maneri. The team announced the moves. Moore, a safety, previously played for coach Lovie Smith in Chicago, landing eight interceptions in 2010 and 2011 combined. Maneri, a lineman-turned-tight end, is a blocking type who has six career receptions. 
Alex Tanney
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The Buccaneers signed quarterback Alex Tanney and three rookies: tight ends Cameron Brate and Ian Thompson and receiver Quinton Payton. Tanney, 26, was waived by the Browns last week.
Brandon Myers
News
Josh McCown had great success in 2013 with the Bears when he stepped in for the injured Jay Cutler in part because of his receiving corps with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery.

He doesn't have that same talent with the Buccaneers, but he might not be far off following the NFL Draft. The Bucs drafted Texas A&M receiver Mike Evans at No. 7 overall, and he will join Vincent Jackson as the starters in Tampa Bay.

Now, this doesn't elevate McCown to a starting Fantasy quarterback, but it definitely helps his outlook. Jackson will remain a solid No. 2 Fantasy receiver, and Evans has plenty of sleeper appeal with a late-round pick in seasonal leagues.

The Bucs are going to be run-first with Doug Martin, but now they have a legitimate receiving corps, including quality tight ends in Timothy Wright and Brandon Myers.

In dynasty leagues, plan on drafting Evans with a first-round pick, and he will likely be selected in Round 8 or later in re-draft formats.

Mark Barron
News
Buccaneers safety Mark Barron has been ruled out Sunday in New Orleans with a hamstring injury that had him designated as questionable.
Euclid Cummings
No Updates
Timothy Wright
News
Seemingly lost in the shuffle among the tight end depth chart in Tampa Bay is Timothy Wright, who saw his team bring in Brandon Myers via free agency and Austin Seferian-Jenkins via the draft. But Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith sees the value in Wright. 

"Tim is a guy I should have talked about more because he's another guy that does something well it seems like every day," Smith said according to the official team website. "Nowadays, with the emergence of the passing game and you've got to be able to pass to win ... the matchups ... tight end versus safety, tight end versus linebacker, we have a good matchup with Tim Wright. He of course can do things in-line, but he can split out, he can run all of the passing tree, he's natural moving out and running routes too. I'm very pleased with him and all he's done since Day One."

The website believes things are "going pretty well" for Wright, who scored five touchdowns when pressed into action last season. 

Anthony Collins
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Anthony Collins has picked the Buccaneers, reportedly over the Bengals and Panthers, as his new team. The offensive tackle has agreed to terms with them according to The Tampa Bay Times' Rick Stroud. 

ESPN reports the deal is good for five years and $30 million with $15 million guaranteed

The 6-foot-5, 315-pound behemoth out of Kansas started seven games for the Bengals last year. He has 25 career starts over six seasons. 

Ronald Talley
News
The Cardinals declined to tender offers to four restricted free agents: tight end Jake Ballard, running back Alfonso Smith, linebacker Marcus Benard and defensive end Ronald Talley. All will become unrestricted free agents at 4 p.m. ET.
Deveron Carr
News
Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks (foot), defensive tackle Gary Gibson (calf), cornerback Deveron Carr, fullback Lonnie Pryor, safety Bradley McDougald, linebacker Danny Lansanah and guard Patrick Omameh were listed as inactive Week 15 vs. San Francisco.
Michael Johnson
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Free agent defensive end Robert Ayers will visit the Bengals on Tuesday, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. Ayers had 5.5 sacks with the Broncos last season and is a potential replacement for Michael Johnson, who signed with the Buccaneers.
Danny Lansanah
News
Among the Buccaneers inactives for Week 16 against the Rams, three are sidelined as a result of injuries. Offensive lineman Carl Nicks (foot), defensive lineman Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and defensive back Mark Barron (hamstring) headline the team's inactive list.

Additionally, linebacker Danny Lansanah, defensive lineman Matthew Masifilo , running back Lonnie Pryor and offensive lineman Patrick Omameh are all out of uniform Sunday.  

Bobby Rainey
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin might not be a workhorse for Tampa Bay this season under new offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Tedford said he believes in alternating running backs, and behind Martin is rookie Charles Sim, Mike James and Bobby Rainey.

"I think you have to alternate," Tedford said Tuesday. "I don’t believe that one back can carry the load. It’s just too physical. I think you probably need to have two to three guys to bring different things to the table. But I think you at least need to have two to be able to spell them here and there and keep them healthy and tat type of thing. That's the goal to try and create some depth right there where there's not a dropoff when one guy comes in and another guy goes out. There's no dropoff. We just keep going."

Martin played in only six games last season before suffering a shoulder injury against Atlanta that eventually landed him on injured reserve. James and Rainey were both productive as replacement backs. Sims, at 6-foot, 214-pounds, is a bigger back who caught more than 200 passes in college.

Josh Allen
No Updates
Jorvorskie Lane
News
The Buccaneers signed fullback Jorvorskie Lane, according to his agent. Lane was out of the league last season after appearing in all 16 games for the Dolphins in 2012.
Robert Herron
News
Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford complimented rookie receiver Robert Herron on the work he's put in since being drafted in the seventh round by the team this spring. 

"[H]e's done an excellent job as well, brings a lot of speed to the inside slot receiver," Tedford said of Herron per the official team website

A 5-foot-9 burner out of Wyoming, Herron totaled 2,030 yards and 20 touchdowns over four years in college. He'll compete for the slot role with the likes of Chris Owusu in camp this summer. 

Jason Foster
News
The Buccaneers signed receiver Tommy Streeter, quarterback Jordan Rodgers, defensive back Marc Anthony, offensive tackle Emmett Cleary, guard Jace Daniels, defensive tackle Everett Dawkins, defensive back Bobby Felder, guard Jason Foster, defensive tackle David Hunter, kicker Patrick Murray, long snapper Patrick Scales and punter Jacob Schum to reserve/futures contracts.
Quintin Payton
No Updates
Michael Koenen
News
The Buccaneers have signed guards Roger Allen and Howard Barbieri as well as linebacker Dom DeCicco. To make room for them they waived cornerback Mason Robinson and tackles Brice Schwab and Jason Weaver

Additionally, punter Michael Koenen was removed from the Non-Football Injury list. 

Dane Fletcher
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Former Patriots linebacker Dane Fletcher agreed to a one-year deal with the Buccaneers that includes $1.2 million in guaranteed money, reports NFL Network.
Ka'Lial Glaud
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Safety Mark Barron (hamstring) and linebacker Dekoda Watson are two of the injured Buccaneers on the Sunday inactive report.

Others on the list are linebacker Ka'Lial Glaud, defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo, guard Carl Nicks, running back Lonnie Pryor and defensive end Scott Solomon.

Russell Shepard
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The Buccaneers put wideout Russell Shepard on injured reserve with a toe injury, reports the Tampa Tribune.
Gerald McCoy
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The Buccaneers and defensive tackle Gerald McCoy opened talks on a contract extension, reports the Tampa Bay Times. McCoy is a two-time Pro Bowler who will earn about $15 million this season, the last year of his rookie deal. He was selected No. 3 overall in the 2010 draft.
Matthew Masifilo
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Safety Mark Barron (hamstring) and linebacker Dekoda Watson are two of the injured Buccaneers on the Sunday inactive report.

Others on the list are linebacker Ka'Lial Glaud, defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo, guard Carl Nicks, running back Lonnie Pryor and defensive end Scott Solomon.

Matt Patchan
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Oniel Cousins
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The Buccaneers signed former Browns guard Oniel Cousins to a one-year deal.
Jeff Demps
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Buccaneers running back Jeff Demps used his Olympic track speed at slot receiver in the team's minicamp last week. He "made a lot of plays," according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"He is definitely the fastest guy in the NFL, and you see that quickness," coach Lovie Smith said. "We have to find a way to use that speed. He has good hands even though he dropped a long one."

Scott Solomon
News
Safety Mark Barron (hamstring) and linebacker Dekoda Watson are two of the injured Buccaneers on the Sunday inactive report.

Others on the list are linebacker Ka'Lial Glaud, defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo, guard Carl Nicks, running back Lonnie Pryor and defensive end Scott Solomon.

Bradley McDougald
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Buccaneers guard Carl Nicks (foot), defensive tackle Gary Gibson (calf), cornerback Deveron Carr, fullback Lonnie Pryor, safety Bradley McDougald, linebacker Danny Lansanah and guard Patrick Omameh were listed as inactive Week 15 vs. San Francisco.
Solomon Patton
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Cameron Brate
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Alterraun Verner
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The Buccaneers seem intent on moving corner Darrelle Revis in the coming days, but they made sure to lock up a replacement before doing so. The team agreed to terms on a four-year, $26 million deal with free agent corner Alterraun Verner Tuesday, according to FOXSports.com.

Verner finished the 2013 season with a career-high five interceptions and two fumble recoveries, while adding 57 tackles. 

Jamon Meredith
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The Buccaneers re-signed offensive lineman Jamon Meredith Thursday at the start of free-agency. Terms of the deal are not yet known.

Meredith started 12 games at guard for the Buccaneers in 2012 and eight in 2013, due to injuries. 

Keith Tandy
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Buccaneers defensive back Keith Tandy recorded an interception for the second straight game and the third time this season Week 13 at Carolina, grabbing a pass that deflected off the hands of wide receiver Brandon LaFell midway through the first quarter.

Tandy also had one assisted tackle on the day. He has averaged just 1.7 tackles in 12 games this season.

 
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