First Roster Cuts Underway

The NFL deadline for clubs to reduce their roster to 75 members does not close until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, but the Buccaneers have already gotten a jump start, cutting 12 players on Sunday. These cuts bring the roster down to 78. The players cut include:

QB Alex Tanney – Waived
FB Ian Thompson – Waived
WR Tommy Streeter – Waived
DE Chaz Sutton – Waived
G R.J. Mattes – Waived
WR Eric Page – Waived
OL Jason Foster – Waived
DE Ryne Giddins – Waived
OL Jace Daniels – Waived
WR Skye Dawson – Waived
LS Jeremy Cain – Released
DT Euclid Cummings – Waived

More cuts will come, as the Buccaneers are still 3 players over the limit. This page will be updated as more information becomes available.

Update August 25, 2014 at 4:22 p.m. EST:

LB Damaso Munoz – Waived

Update August 26, 2014 at 4:53 p.m. EST:

TE Tim Wright – Traded to NE
CB Deveron Carr – Waived
T J.B. Shugarts – Waived
CB Danny Gorrer – Placed on IR
T Matt Patchan – Waived

The Buccaneers also gained players during this period. Putting Gorrer on IR freed up an additional roster spot, which along with the roster spots made available by waiving/trading players totaled three available roster spots. Those spots were filled as follows:

G Logan Mankins – Acquired from NE
C Jeremiah Warren – Claimed off waivers from CLE
CB Marc Anthony – Claimed off waivers from TN

Update August 26, 2014 at 5:52 p.m. EST:

CB Danny Gorrer – Released with injury settlement

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