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NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
0Alexander, Kwon OLB6-12278/3/1994RLSU-Shreveport
61Allen, Josh C6-331510/30/19911Louisiana-Monroe
 Alston, Quinton LB6-12329/7/1993RIowa
27Banks, Johnthan CB6-218510/3/19893Mississippi State
0Bell, Kenny WR6-11972/25/1992RNebraska
91Bowers, Da'Quan (FA) DE6-42882/23/19905Clemson
84Brate, Cameron TE6-52357/3/19911Harvard
34Brooks, Derrius DB5-101915/29/19881Western Kentucky
0Brown, Dominique RB6-223412/27/1991RLouisville
 Buckley, Quayshawne DT6-33058/25/1991RIdaho
54Carter, Bruce LB6-22402/19/19885North Carolina
 Clavette, Courtland LS6-3235//RBrown
0Clay, Kaelin WR5-101951/3/1992RUtah
73Collins, Anthony (FA) T6-531511/2/19858Kansas
47Conte, Chris DB6-22032/23/19895California
77Coughman, Edawn T6-43137/21/19881Shaw
75Cousins, Oniel (FA) T6-43156/29/19848Texas-El Paso
54David, Lavonte OLB6-12331/23/19904Nebraska
48DePaola, Andrew LS6-22307/28/19872Rutgers
54Dean, Larry LB6-02268/7/19885Valdosta State
0Delaire, Ryan DE6-42541/17/1992RTowson
62Dietrich-Smith, Evan C6-23087/19/19866Idaho State
39Dixon, Brandon DB5-112034/26/19902Northwest Missouri State
69Dotson, Demar T6-931510/11/19857Southern Mississippi
 Dye, Donteea WR6-0190//RHeidelberg
71Edwards, Kadeem G6-43131/24/19912Tennessee State
57English, Larry DE6-22551/22/19867Northern Illinois
13Evans, Mike WR6-52318/21/19932Texas A&M
 Everett, Deshazor CB6-01932/22/1992RTexas A&M
 Everett, Antoine G6-3325//RMcNeese State
67Fatinikun, T.J. DE6-22507/28/19912Toledo
50Fletcher, Dane (FA) MLB6-22459/14/19866Montana State
78Fragel, Reid T6-83082/22/19912Ohio State
32Frey, Isaiah CB6-01904/6/19903Nevada
92Gholston, William DE6-62817/31/19913Michigan State
72Gilkey, Garrett C6-63157/9/19903Chadron State
8Glennon, Mike QB6-622512/12/19893North Carolina State
62Gottschalk, Ben C6-52932/15/19921Southern Methodist
48Grable, Jeremy LB6-0216//1Valdosta State
52Greene, Khaseem LB6-12412/4/19893Rutgers
0Hackett, Chris FS6-01958/3/1993RTexas Christian
0Hall, Rannell WR6-0198//RCentral Florida
10Herron, Robert WR5-91936/2/19922Wyoming
 Humphries, Adam WR5-111951/24/1993RClemson
0Iosefa, Joey FB6-0247//RHawaii
83Jackson, Vincent WR6-52301/14/198311Northern Colorado
25James, Mike RB5-102234/13/19913Miami (Fla.)
24Jenkins, Mike CB5-101973/22/19858South Florida
37Jennings, M.D. (FA) DB6-01877/25/19883Arkansas State
29Johnson, Leonard CB5-102023/30/19904Iowa State
93Johnson, George DE6-426312/11/19874Rutgers
 Keyes, Josh LB6-2223//RBoston College
15King, Tavarres WR6-12007/14/19903Georgia
9Koenen, Michael P5-111987/13/198211Western Washington
 Koster, Jared LB6-1210//RNew Mexico Highlands
46Lane, Jorvorskie FB5-112582/4/19873Texas A&M
51Lansanah, Danny OLB6-12558/28/19854Connecticut
45Lemon, Orie OLB6-12429/9/19875Oklahoma State
4Lobato, Seth QB6-622312/5/19901Northern Colorado
 Lyons, Caushaud DT6-52951/3/1993RTusculum
70Mankins, Logan G6-43083/10/198211Fresno State
 Marpet, Ali G6-43074/17/1993RHobart
22Martin, Doug RB5-92151/13/19894Boise State
95Masifilo, Matthew DE6-328010/1/19893Stanford
93McCoy, Gerald DT6-43002/25/19886Oklahoma
98McDonald, Clinton DT6-22971/6/19877Memphis
30McDougald, Bradley SS6-120911/15/19903Kansas
69Melton, Henry DE6-329010/11/19867Texas
26Moore, Sterling DB5-102022/3/19905Southern Methodist
18Murphy, Louis WR6-22005/11/19877Florida
7Murray, Patrick K5-71606/22/19912Fordham
82Myers, Brandon TE6-32569/4/19857Iowa
66Omameh, Patrick G6-430512/29/19893Michigan
64Pamphile, Kevin T6-531011/27/19902Purdue
43Rainey, Bobby RB5-821210/16/19874Western Kentucky
86Rodriguez, Evan TE6-22399/21/19883Temple
87Seferian-Jenkins, Austin TE6-52629/29/19922Washington
89Shepard, Russell WR6-11959/17/19903Louisiana State
77Sidbury, Lawrence (FA) DE6-32692/6/19866Richmond
34Sims, Charles RB6-02149/19/19902West Virginia
 Sloat, Taylor TE6-4245//1California-Davis
0Smith, Donovan T6-63386/23/1993RPenn State
56Smith, Jacquies DE6-22603/18/19902Missouri
97Spence, Akeem DT6-130711/29/19913Illinois
88Stocker, Luke TE6-52537/17/19885Tennessee
36Swearinger, D.J. DB5-102089/1/19913South Carolina
37Tandy, Keith FS5-102052/12/19894West Virginia
71Uko, George DT6-32842/11/19921USC
21Verner, Alterraun CB5-1018712/13/19886UCLA
68Warren, Jeremiah G6-33259/20/19871South Florida
 Wells, Derrick DB6-02017/8/1993RMinnesota
 Wilder, Andy P6-32057/5/1990RNorthern Arizona
52Williams, Jason LB6-12454/23/19867Western Illinois
41Wilson, C.J. DB5-1118711/18/19892North Carolina State
0Winston, Jameis QB6-42301/6/1994RFlorida State
31Wright, Major SS5-112047/1/19886Florida
 Young, Jamal DE6-4230//RJones Co. JC MS
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87Ogbuehi, Emmanuel (IR) TE6-22308/17/19901Georgia State
 
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Da'Quan Bowers
News
Three Buccaneers who had been deemed probable for the Week 13 game against visiting Cincinnati have been given the thumbs-up for action. They are defensive end Da'Quan Bowers (knee), safety Dashon Goldson (illness) and running back Charles Sims (ankle).
Andrew DePaola
News
The Buccaneers re-signed long-snapper Andrew DePaola and waived cornerback Anthony Gaitor, the team announced.
Courtland Clavette
No Updates
Jeremy Grable
News
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday they signed defensive end Ryne Giddins and defensive end James Ruffin. The team also announced it waived (injured) linebacker Jeremy Grable and safety Mycal Swaim.
Lavonte David
News
With the Buccaneers wanting to wait until after the draft to start discussing a contract extension with linebacker Lavonte David, he said his contract situation does not concern him, according to the team's website.

David said he'll start to focus on the contract once the team and David's agent start discussing an extension.

Larry Dean
News
The Buccaneers signed two players Thursday in free-agent LB Larry Dean, formerly of the Vikings, and center Ben Gottschalk, as they wait to see if the Lions will match the three-year, $9 million offer sheet to restricted free-agent defensive lineman George Johnson, per the team's website. 

Dean has mosly played on special teams during his five-year career, while Gottschalk was in Chiefs training camp last season. The Lions have until Monday to match the offer on Johnson, who emerged last year to record 26 tackles and six sacks. 

Ben Gottschalk
News
The Buccaneers signed center Ben Gottschalk on Tuesday, reports The Baltimore Sun.

Gottschalk was previously on the Chiefs' practice squad.

Josh Keyes
No Updates
Johnthan Banks
News
Linebacker Brandon McGee (knee) is the lone Buccaneers player ruled out for the Sunday game against Minnesota. Cornerback Johnthan Banks (neck) is the only teammate on the Friday injury report not deemed questionable.

That group includes linebacker Jonathan Casillas (hamstring), tackle Anthony Collins (knee), safety Dashon Goldson (ankle), wide receiver Vincent Jackson (rib), quarterback Josh McCown (thumb) and defensive back Keith Tandy (hamstring.

Goldson and McCown both went from limited in practice to full participation Friday. Jackson has been limited throughout.

Bruce Carter
News
The Buccaneers announced they signed linebacker Bruce Carter to a four-year contract. Carter, 27, spent his first four seasons with the Cowboys and led the team with five interceptions last year.

He made 234 tackles over the past three years, adding 14 passes defensed and three sacks.

Orie Lemon
News
The Chiefs signed linebacker Orie Lemon to the practice squad Wednesday. Lemon takes the spot of Nico Johnson, who was signed to the Bengals' active roster Wednesday.

Kwon Alexander
News
The Buccaneers announced the signing of sixth-round pick Kaelin Clay, fourth-round linebacker Kwon Alexander, fifth-round wide receiver Kenny Bell and seventh-round fullback Joey Iosefa, according to the team's official website. The draft picks were all signed to four-year deals.

The team also announced they claimed linebacker Khaseem Greene off waivers. Greene totaled 17 tackles in 10 games for the Bears last season.

Louis Murphy
News
Buccaneers wide receiver Louis Murphy has agreed to a three-year contract extension to stay in Tampa Bay, according to the team's website.

Murphy has 31 catches for 380 yards in his first year in Tampa Bay with two touchdowns. 

For his career, Murphy has 152 catches for 2,124 yards and 10 touchdowns, mostly as a member of the Oakland Raiders.

George Uko
News
Several injured Buccaneers have been placed on the inactive list for the Sunday game against New Orleans, including linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles). Also hurt and out are running back Robert Herron (hip), wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot) and cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle).

Their healthy scratches are tackle Anthony Collins, running back Mike James and defensive end George Uko.

Kaelin Clay
News
When the Buccaneers drafted Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay in the sixth round, general manager Jason Licht indicated the team's kick returner job would be Clay's to lose.

However, special teams coordinator Kevin O'Dea isn't as eager to just hand the job over to the rookie, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"First of all, we're not going to hand it to Clay," O'Dea said. "We've got other guys that are undrafted that look pretty special to me, as well."

O'Dea said fifth-round pick Kenny Bell and undrafted receivers Donteea Dye, Adam Humphries and Rannell Hall could all battle for the position.

The Bucs were eighth in the league in 2014 in punt returns (10.8 yards per return). O'Dea said the only things missing were longer blocks and a dynamic returner.

"If you stay on your guy, he'll get to the house," O'Dea said. "That's the bottom line." 

Leonard Johnson
News
The Buccaneers re-signed nickel back Leonard Johnson, a restricted free agent, to a one-year deal, reports the Tampa Bay Times. He had 45 tackles, three forced fumbles and an interception while playing every game last season.
Jameis Winston
News
Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is already turning heads in rookie minicamp, specifically offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, according to The Tampa Tribune.

"Without any pictures (to go by) or anything, Mike asked him, 'What's this? What's this? And what's this?' and he — he did very well," Koetter said. "We were really impressed with him.

"That was pretty high for me, that point right there, because both (he and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota) are good football players and I've been around some good ones, but his recall there was impressive."

Koetter likes how well Winston is processing information as it's being thrown at him.

"Arm strength and all of that stuff, you can see that on tape," Koetter said. "You can't always see how a guy (processes information). But Jameis can process, and that's reassuring, because that’s an important thing."

Khaseem Greene
News
The Buccaneers announced the signing of sixth-round pick Kaelin Clay, fourth-round linebacker Kwon Alexander, fifth-round wide receiver Kenny Bell and seventh-round fullback Joey Iosefa, according to the team's official website. The draft picks were all signed to four-year deals.

The team also announced they claimed linebacker Khaseem Greene off waivers. Greene totaled 17 tackles in 10 games for the Bears last season.

Patrick Omameh
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.  

Mike Jenkins
News
The Buccaneers announced Thursday they re-signed cornerback Mike Jenkins and extended qualifying offers to exclusive rights free agents Danny Lansanah and Bradley McDougald.

By extending qualifying offers to Lansanah and McDougald, the team ensures the two will be back in 2015. When they sign their offers, they will essentially be signing one-year deals. Jenkins signed a one-year contract.

Akeem Spence
News
Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David, who leads the team with 89 tackles and two forced fumbles, is active for the game against Atlanta after being listed as questionable with a knee injury. Also suiting up are linebacker Brandon Magee (knee), tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (thumb) and defensive tackle Akeem Spence (hamstring).
Kadeem Edwards
News
The Buccaneers placed rookie guard Kadeem Edwards on injured reserve with a foot injury, the team announced.
Henry Melton
News
The Buccaneers "should be able to announce" Thursday that they've signed free agent defensive tackle Henry Melton, reports the Tampa Bay Times. The Cowboys declined the three-year option on Melton, making him a free agent.

Melton, 28, played in every game last season, recording five sacks and 15 tackles.

Mike Evans
News
The Buccaneers, who own the first pick in the 2015 NFL draft, obviously could use some help at quarterback after the tandem of Josh McCown and Mike Glennon led Tampa Bay to a 2-14 record in 2014.

It is widely believed the No. 1 pick could either be Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota or Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Bucs general manager Jason Licht and coach Lovie Smith attended the Rose Bowl to watch the two quarterbacks square off.

If the Bucs choose to draft a quarterback with the No. 1 pick, then it seems wide receiver Mike Evans, who is coming off a stellar rookie season, would be fine with whoever Tampa Bay adds to the roster.

"My job is to catch the ball and make plays," Evans told FOXSports.com in a telephone interview. "I trust that our front office will do the right thing."

Evans, who totaled 68 receptions for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2014, played with former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M. He gave FOX Sports his scouting report of Winston and Mariota.

"They do different things, but they're both in the spotlight a lot," Evans explained of Winston. "Jameis had legal troubles, where Manziel parties too much, people say. It's still the same though with the off-the-field distractions. They both do a great job of owning the spotlight. Everyone wants to know what they're doing at all times. They're very popular. They're very famous.

"I know Oregon beat Florida State pretty bad, but I like Jameis' game a lot. I like Mariota's game, too. Mariota reminds me a lot of Manziel. A bigger version of course. He won the Heisman. He's a great player. His resume speaks for itself. I think Manziel creates a little more than Mariota. Manziel does some impossible things, but they're very similar.

"And for Jameis he'll stand in that pocket and deliver that ball. They're both great players."

Donovan Smith
News
The Buccaneers plan to start rookie offensive lineman Donovan Smith at left tackle. The Bucs chose Smith in the second round. 

"Donovan Smith, we’re going to put him at the left tackle position," coach Lovie Smith said, per Buccaneers.com. "For us to do that is saying an awful lot. You know the type of athletes he’ll be blocking. He’s got good size, long arms – smart player with a bright future ahead." 

Isaiah Frey
News
Several injured Buccaneers have been placed on the inactive list for the Sunday game against New Orleans, including linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles). Also hurt and out are running back Robert Herron (hip), wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot) and cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle).

Their healthy scratches are tackle Anthony Collins, running back Mike James and defensive end George Uko.

Mike James
News
Several injured Buccaneers have been placed on the inactive list for the Sunday game against New Orleans, including linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles). Also hurt and out are running back Robert Herron (hip), wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot) and cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle).

Their healthy scratches are tackle Anthony Collins, running back Mike James and defensive end George Uko.

D.J. Swearinger
News
The Buccaneers have claimed safety D.J. Swearinger off waivers, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Swearinger was released by the Texans on Monday after some confusion on whether he was stilll on the team or not. Swearinger totaled 74 tackles with two interceptions in 2014 for Houston.

As a result, Tampa Bay cut defensive back M.D. Jennings. He recorded 74 tackles with one sack in 16 games for Tampa Bay in 2014.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins
News
Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins battled injuries and caught just 21 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie, but "he's expected to be a big part of new coordinator Dirk Koetter's offense," reports the Tampa Tribune.

Seferian-Jenkins went on IR due to back problems, missing the last three games. He also missed two earlier games with an ankle injury. Now he's fully healthy and says he'll participate fully in offseason workouts.

"The back feels great,’’ Seferian-Jenkins said. "It’s feeling awesome -- so much better since the end of the season. By being put on (injured reserve) I got a chance to rest, so it’s feeling great again.

“I really just needed to let my body rest,’’ he added. “Going back to last year, what with the (college) season and the combine training I had to do and all that, I never really got that little break that you need.

“And I was coming off a foot injury on top of that, so this (past month) was the first time in four or five years that I’ve had a chance to get a rest, so I feel so much better right now because of that.”

Clinton McDonald
News
The Buccaneers ruled running back Bobby Rainey (wrist) as probable for Sunday's game against the Packers. He was the only player on Tampa Bay's final injury report for Week 16 deemed probable.

Safety Major Wright (ribs) was ruled out. Meanwhile, the following players were deemed questionable: Cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle), linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles), safety Dashon Goldson (shin), defensive tackle Clinton McDonald (hamstring), tackle Kevin Pamphile (ankle) and wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot).

Logan Mankins
News
The Buccaneers should have a number of players available Week 3 against Tampa.

Da'Quan Bowers, Evan Dietrich-Smith, Demar Dotson, William Gholston, Logan Mankins and Bradley McDougald were all active for Thursday's game. All six players were probable coming into the game.

Michael Johnson was listed as questionable, but should also be able to play. 

Jared Koster
No Updates
Donteea Dye
News
When the Buccaneers drafted Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay in the sixth round, general manager Jason Licht indicated the team's kick returner job would be Clay's to lose.

However, special teams coordinator Kevin O'Dea isn't as eager to just hand the job over to the rookie, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"First of all, we're not going to hand it to Clay," O'Dea said. "We've got other guys that are undrafted that look pretty special to me, as well."

O'Dea said fifth-round pick Kenny Bell and undrafted receivers Donteea Dye, Adam Humphries and Rannell Hall could all battle for the position.

The Bucs were eighth in the league in 2014 in punt returns (10.8 yards per return). O'Dea said the only things missing were longer blocks and a dynamic returner.

"If you stay on your guy, he'll get to the house," O'Dea said. "That's the bottom line." 

Deshazor Everett
No Updates
Garrett Gilkey
News
Buccaneers center Evan Dietrich-Smith, who missed the Week 13 loss to the Bengals with flu-like symptoms, is healthy again after being sick for a full week, reports ESPN.com. His replacement, Garrett Gilkey, was called for four penalties and made two bad shotgun snaps against Cincy.

Dietrich-Smith will start Sunday at Detroit.

Jacquies Smith
News
Lovie Smith has praised Buccaneers defensive end Jacquies Smith for his emergence as a productive player in recent weeks.

The undrafted free agent, who was cut by Buffalo after Week 1 and has served a stint in the Canadian Football League, has gone from practice squad member to key player in the rotation. He has three sacks in the last three games, including two Sunday against Washington. Smith claims the result should be increased playing time.

"We tell the players always, 'If you get in a few plays and you're productive with those, you'll get more,'" Smith told ESPN. "Kind of simple as that. He has continued to get more plays based on his play. He's come a long way from being cut by the Bills and coming down here and now really being a factor. So it's safe to say that, yes."

Larry English
News
The Buccaneers have re-signed defensive ends Larry English and Lawrence Sidbury in addition to tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams, the team has announced.

All four were set to become free agents Tuesday. Stocker was the only player of the four to not sign a one-year deal, getting a three-year extension with the team.

Stocker played 13 games in 2014, totaling seven catches for 41 yards.

Doug Martin
News
The Buccaneers will not pick up the fifth-year option on running back Doug Martin, meaning he will be an unrestricted free agent in 2016, per the Tampa Tribune. 

Martin rushed for 1,454 yards in 2012, but since then has battled injury and ineffectiveness, falling short of 500 yards in each of the last two seasons. 

Martin remains in line to be Tampa Bay's No. 1 rusher at the start of 2015, but he will have to prove himself in order to be rewarded with a new contract. 

Kevin Pamphile
News
The Buccaneers ruled running back Bobby Rainey (wrist) as probable for Sunday's game against the Packers. He was the only player on Tampa Bay's final injury report for Week 16 deemed probable.

Safety Major Wright (ribs) was ruled out. Meanwhile, the following players were deemed questionable: Cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle), linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles), safety Dashon Goldson (shin), defensive tackle Clinton McDonald (hamstring), tackle Kevin Pamphile (ankle) and wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot).

Jeremiah Warren
News
The Buccaneers made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.

Tampa Bay cut the following players: DB Marc Anthony, LB Nate Askew, OL Edawn Coughman, CB Kip Edwards, DE T.J. Fatinikun, CB Anthony Gaitor, LB Ka'Lial Glaud, CB Keith Lewis, OL Jamon Meredith, OL Andrew Miller, FB Lonnie Pryor, OL Jeremiah Warren, K Connor Barth, DE Larry English, RB Jeff Demps, QB Mike Kafka and SS Major Wright.
Antoine Everett
No Updates
Reid Fragel
News
The Buccaneers claimed offensive tackle Reid Fragel off waivers Monday, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Fragel was claimed off waivers from the Falcons.
Derrius Brooks
News
The Saints have knocked their roster down to 53 by waiving a number of players Saturday.

Among the offense players let go are center Matt Armstrong, wide receivers Seantavius Jones , Brandon Coleman and Charles Hawkins, tight end Nic Jacobs, guards Jason Weaver and Marcel Jones, tackles Tavon Rooks and Thomas Welch and running backs Greg Jones and Derrick Strozier.

The defenders cut loose are cornerbacks Trevin Wade, Terrence Frederick and Derrius Brooks, linebackers Keyunta Dawson and Todd Davis, tackle Lawrence Virgil, safety Pierre Warren.

Placekickers Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke are also out.

Rannell Hall
News
When the Buccaneers drafted Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay in the sixth round, general manager Jason Licht indicated the team's kick returner job would be Clay's to lose.

However, special teams coordinator Kevin O'Dea isn't as eager to just hand the job over to the rookie, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"First of all, we're not going to hand it to Clay," O'Dea said. "We've got other guys that are undrafted that look pretty special to me, as well."

O'Dea said fifth-round pick Kenny Bell and undrafted receivers Donteea Dye, Adam Humphries and Rannell Hall could all battle for the position.

The Bucs were eighth in the league in 2014 in punt returns (10.8 yards per return). O'Dea said the only things missing were longer blocks and a dynamic returner.

"If you stay on your guy, he'll get to the house," O'Dea said. "That's the bottom line." 

Emmanuel Ogbuehi
News
The Buccaneers are signing tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi, according to a report from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Matt Vensel. 

This follows visits with both the Vikings and the Buccaneers. 

Ogbuehi spent time on the Ravens practice squad in 2014. He's also had stints with the Redskins, Dolphins and Browns. He played college football at Georgia State, where he totaled 47 catches for 581 yards in 28 games. 

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Evan Dietrich-Smith
News
The Buccaneers released their final Week 14 injury report and the following players are listed as questionable: Anthony Collins, Clinton McDonald, Brandon Myers, Bobby Rainey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Lavonte David and Mason Foster.

Major Wright, Evan Dietrich-Smith, Luke Stocker and Crezdon Butler are listed as probable. The Bucaneers take on the Lions Week 14.

Mike Glennon
News
Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith says the team has been receiving trade inquiries regarding quarterback Mike Glennon, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

"We've been like that for a while where we've had the first pick and we've been taking calls for a long period of time and I assume that would go right up until the draft," Smith said. "Yes, specifically on Glennon."

Glennon, 5-13 as a starter, has thrown for 4,025 yards with 29 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in two seasons.

Quinton Alston
No Updates
Sterling Moore
News
Free agent cornerback Sterling Moore agreed to terms with the Buccaneers, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Moore, 25, spent the past two seasons with Dallas.

Playing every game last season, Moore had 46 tackles, 12 passes defensed and a forced fumble.

Evan Rodriguez
News
The Buccaneers have list the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Packers: wide receivers Robert Herron and Solomon Patton, running back Mike James, cornerback Isaiah Frey, tackle Anthony Collins, defensive lineman Lawrence Sidbury, and tight end/fullback Evan Rodriguez.

William Gholston
News
Buccaneers defensive end William Gholston has been cleared for action Sunday against Pittsburgh. He had been listed as probable with a shoulder issue.
C.J. Wilson
News
The Raiders signed defensive lineman C.J. Wilson on Wednesday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Wilson spent last year with the Raiders, playing all four defensive line positions for the team. The 27-year-old started seven of the 16 games he played in, recording 23 total tackles and two sacks. 

Demar Dotson
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The Buccaneers have ruled out Doug Martin for Week 11 against Washington. Martin is the only player on Tampa Bay's final injury report ruled out for Sunday. Michael Johnson (hand), Luke Stocker (hip) and Alterraun Verner (hamstring) were deemed questionable. Josh McCown (back), Gerald McCoy (groin), Anthony Collins (foot) and Demar Dotson (neck) were labeled probable.
Vincent Jackson
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WR Vincent Jackson will return to the Buccaneers next season, at full salary, according to a report by Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times

Jackson had been considered a target for a lower salary, to help improve the Bucs' salary cap situation. He'd previously said that he wanted to stay with the team but didn't want a pay cut. 

Jackson will be paid $9.777 million in 2015, with a cap hit of $12 million. 

Adam Humphries
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When the Buccaneers drafted Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay in the sixth round, general manager Jason Licht indicated the team's kick returner job would be Clay's to lose.

However, special teams coordinator Kevin O'Dea isn't as eager to just hand the job over to the rookie, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"First of all, we're not going to hand it to Clay," O'Dea said. "We've got other guys that are undrafted that look pretty special to me, as well."

O'Dea said fifth-round pick Kenny Bell and undrafted receivers Donteea Dye, Adam Humphries and Rannell Hall could all battle for the position.

The Bucs were eighth in the league in 2014 in punt returns (10.8 yards per return). O'Dea said the only things missing were longer blocks and a dynamic returner.

"If you stay on your guy, he'll get to the house," O'Dea said. "That's the bottom line." 

Major Wright
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The Buccaneers have re-signed safety Major Wright.  They also re-signed defensive end Larry English and linebacker Jason Williams.  

Wright, going into his sixth season in the NFL, tallied 51 total tackles last year, while starting seven games at strong safety.

English, a former first-round selection of the Chargers in 2009, tallied one sack and one forced fumble in his first campaign with the team last year. 

Williams was signed after Brandon Magee was placed on injured reserve last year.  He only saw action in three games in 2014. 

Luke Stocker
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The Buccaneers have re-signed defensive ends Larry English and Lawrence Sidbury in addition to tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams, the team has announced.

All four were set to become free agents Tuesday. Stocker was the only player of the four to not sign a one-year deal, getting a three-year extension with the team.

Stocker played 13 games in 2014, totaling seven catches for 41 yards.

Patrick Murray
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Buccaneers kicker Patrick Murray made his only field goal attempt in Tampa Bay's 20-3 loss to the Packers Sunday.

Murray hit a 43 yarder as time expired in the first half. He is now 18 for 22 on the year, with a long of 55 yards. It was his first game of the season without an extra point attempt, where he is 29 for 29. 

The Bucs finish their season in Week 17 against the Saints. 

Charles Sims
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The Buccaneers running game managed just 16 yards on 14 carries for Tampa Bay in the 20-3 loss to the Packers. Just a week after rushing for 96 yards, Doug Martin had 10 carries for 17 yards. Backup Charles Sims had four carries for -1 yards. 

Sims added three catches for 30 yards. 

The Buccaneers will finish their season in Week 17 against the Saints. 

M.D. Jennings
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The Buccaneers have claimed safety D.J. Swearinger off waivers, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Swearinger was released by the Texans on Monday after some confusion on whether he was stilll on the team or not. Swearinger totaled 74 tackles with two interceptions in 2014 for Houston.

As a result, Tampa Bay cut defensive back M.D. Jennings. He recorded 74 tackles with one sack in 16 games for Tampa Bay in 2014.

Andy Wilder
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Brandon Myers
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The Buccaneers and tight end Brandon Myers have agreed to a new contract extension, which will lower his 2015 and keep him under contract through 2016, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Myers has been a marginal contributor this season, turning 25 targets into 18 catches for 169 yards in 13 games.

Quayshawne Buckley
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Taylor Sloat
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Jason Williams
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The Buccaneers have re-signed defensive ends Larry English and Lawrence Sidbury in addition to tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams, the team has announced.

All four were set to become free agents Tuesday. Stocker was the only player of the four to not sign a one-year deal, getting a three-year extension with the team.

Stocker played 13 games in 2014, totaling seven catches for 41 yards.

Caushaud Lyons
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Ali Marpet
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Anthony Collins
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The Buccaneers released offensive tackle Anthony Collins one year after signing him to a five-year, $30 million deal, reports the Tampa Tribune. Collins' release will cost the team $3 million in dead money against the cap.

Collins played in 10 games for Tampa Bay after a six-year stint in Cincinnati.

Lawrence Sidbury
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The Buccaneers have re-signed defensive ends Larry English and Lawrence Sidbury in addition to tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams, the team has announced.

All four were set to become free agents Tuesday. Stocker was the only player of the four to not sign a one-year deal, getting a three-year extension with the team.

Stocker played 13 games in 2014, totaling seven catches for 41 yards.

Chris Hackett
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Danny Lansanah
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Buccaneers linebacker Danny Lansanah, an exclusive rights free agent, signed his one-year tender, reports ESPN.com. Lansanah played every game last season, recording 81 tackles, three interceptions and 1.5 sacks.
Bobby Rainey
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The Buccaneers have announced that running back Bobby Rainey has signed a one-year qualifying offer the team extended to him before the free agency period. He was a restricted free agent and was given an opportunity to negotiate with other teams.

Rainey will compete for playing time with Tampa Bay. He rushed for 406 yards in 2014, but faded at the end of the season with just two carries in the last six games combined.

Josh Allen
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The Buccaneers have promoted rookie center Josh Allen from the practice squad and cut cornerback C.J. Wilson. The moves were made in response to starting center Evan Dietrich-Smith being limited in practice with an illness.

Tampa Bay is set to host Cincinnati on Sunday.

Seth Lobato
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The Dolphins have completed their series of cuts to pare down their roster to the league-mandated 53 heading into the regular season.

The dispatched offensive players are quarterback Seth Lobato, linemen Tony Hills, David Arkin, Sam Brenner and Evan Finkenberg , wideouts Kevin Cone and Matt Hazel, running backs Marcus Thigpen and Daniel Thomas and tight end Evan Wilson .

Among the defensive players let go are linemen Isaako Aaitui, Garrison Smith, Tevin Mims and D'Aundre Reed, linebacker Andrew Wilson and defensive backs Jordan Kovacs and Kevin Fogg. Placekicker Jake Rogers has also been waived.

The Dolphins have also placed defensive tackle on IR and defensive end Dion Jordan and safety Reshad Jones on the reserve/suspended list.

Jorvorskie Lane
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The Buccaneers announced on Friday that they have signed fullback Jorvorskie Lane and tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi

Lane, an exclusive-rights free agent, spent the 2014 season with the Buccaneers and appeared in nine games. He had three carries for 58 yards, with one of those going for a 54-yard gain. Lane was a standout power runner at Texas A&M in college. 

Ogbuehi spent time on the Ravens practice squad in 2014. He's also had stints with the Redskins, Dolphins and Browns. He played college football at Georgia State, where he totaled 47 catches for 581 yards in 28 games. 

Robert Herron
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Several injured Buccaneers have been placed on the inactive list for the Sunday game against New Orleans, including linebacker Mason Foster (Achilles). Also hurt and out are running back Robert Herron (hip), wide receiver Solomon Patton (foot) and cornerback Isaiah Frey (ankle).

Their healthy scratches are tackle Anthony Collins, running back Mike James and defensive end George Uko.

Jamal Young
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Michael Koenen
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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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The trend of bringing back familiar faces has apparently continued for the Patriots with the signing to a one-year deal of linebacker Dane Fletcher, according to NFL.com.

Fletcher played for New England from 2010 to 2013 before hightailing it for one season to Tampa Bay. He played in all 16 games, but started just four and contributed to a career-high 27 tackles.

He would be expected to provide depth along with Brandon Spikes, who has also returned to the Patriots after one year away.

Edawn Coughman
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The Redskins released 13 players Monday, according to The Baltimore Sun.

The players included Ricky Sapp, Austin Spitler, Jerry Rice Jr, Thomas Wolfe, Kenny Okoro, Ty Nsekhe, Gabe Miller, Rishaw Johnson, Kenneth Horsley, Isaako Aaitui, Steve Beauharnais, Braylon Bell and Edawn Coughman.

Tavarres King
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The Buccaneers re-signed quarterback Mike Kafka and wideout Tavarres King to their practice squad, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
T.J. Fatinikun
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The Buccaneers added fullback Ian Thompson and defensive end T.J. Fatinikun to their practice squad.
Kenny Bell
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When the Buccaneers drafted Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay in the sixth round, general manager Jason Licht indicated the team's kick returner job would be Clay's to lose.

However, special teams coordinator Kevin O'Dea isn't as eager to just hand the job over to the rookie, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"First of all, we're not going to hand it to Clay," O'Dea said. "We've got other guys that are undrafted that look pretty special to me, as well."

O'Dea said fifth-round pick Kenny Bell and undrafted receivers Donteea Dye, Adam Humphries and Rannell Hall could all battle for the position.

The Bucs were eighth in the league in 2014 in punt returns (10.8 yards per return). O'Dea said the only things missing were longer blocks and a dynamic returner.

"If you stay on your guy, he'll get to the house," O'Dea said. "That's the bottom line." 

Russell Shepard
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Several Buccaneers receivers and running backs made small contributions in a Week 4 upset of Pittsburgh.

The most significant were tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins and wideout Russell Shepard. The former caught three passes for 44 yards while the latter snagged two for 30 yards.

Fellow wideout Solomon Patton made the most of his opportunity, racing 19 yards on an end-around. Jorvorskie Lane added one carry for two yards while Bobby Rainey managed the same yardage on four attempts while catching one pass for 16 yards. 

Gerald McCoy
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Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson is headed to the Pro Bowl as a replacement for Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who is out with a knee injury, reports ESPN.com. Richardson started every game this season and finished with 66 tackles, eight sacks and a forced fumble.
Matthew Masifilo
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The Buccaneers waived defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo, who made his NFL debut Sunday at Cleveland, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
Oniel Cousins
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The Buccaneers signed former Browns guard Oniel Cousins to a one-year deal.
Joey Iosefa
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The Buccaneers announced the signing of sixth-round pick Kaelin Clay, fourth-round linebacker Kwon Alexander, fifth-round wide receiver Kenny Bell and seventh-round fullback Joey Iosefa, according to the team's official website. The draft picks were all signed to four-year deals.

The team also announced they claimed linebacker Khaseem Greene off waivers. Greene totaled 17 tackles in 10 games for the Bears last season.

Dominique Brown
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George Johnson
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Buccaneers defensive end George Johnson appeared in a career-high 16 games in 2014 for the Lions, but he made no starts. He mostly was a rotational pass rusher last year, but the job seemed to suit him well, as he totaled a career-best six sacks.

Bucs defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier likes how the Lions used the four-year NFL veteran and it appears likely his role won't change heading into 2015.

"No question we would like to have a good rotation across the line, so when we get to the fourth quarter our best guys are on the field in those key situations," Frazier said, per the team's official website. "We don’t want to put George in a situation where he has to play 80 percent of the downs nor do we want even Gerald [McCoy] to play 80-90 percent of the downs. We would like to have enough depth where when we do take guys off the field to get a blow, we don’t have a big drop off.

"Hopefully this year we will have the depth to do that. That includes George. I think he had [about] 600 snaps a season ago, so he may end up right around that range, again, a little bit more. That will probably depend on how well the other guys are playing around him as well."

Brandon Dixon
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Buccaneers running backs Doug Martin (ankle) and Charles Sims (ankle) headline the Week 9 inactives for Sunday in Cleveland. Also injured and out are linebacker Brandon Magee (knee) and tackle Anthony Collins (foot).

The healthy scratches are cornerback Brandon Dixon and guard Kadeem Edwards.

Bradley McDougald
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The Buccaneers announced Thursday they re-signed cornerback Mike Jenkins and extended qualifying offers to exclusive rights free agents Danny Lansanah and Bradley McDougald.

By extending qualifying offers to Lansanah and McDougald, the team ensures the two will be back in 2015. When they sign their offers, they will essentially be signing one-year deals. Jenkins signed a one-year contract.

Chris Conte
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The Buccaneers have signed free agent safety Chris Conte to a one-year deal, according to the team's official website on Thursday.

Conte, 26,registered 43 tackles and three interceptions in 12 starts for the Bears last season. He has ties with current Tampa Bay coach Lovie Smith. He played 29 games for the former Chicago coach from 2011-2012.

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Cameron Brate
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Running back Charles Sims led a small contingent of Buccaneers who pitched in offensively to a Sunday loss to Cincinnati. He tied for the team lead with four catches for 49 yards, but was held to just six yards on five carries.

Fellow back Bobby Rainey managed just one run for 11 yards, but had a 29-yard reception down on a failed last-ditch drive down the stretch. Tight end Cameron Brate managed his first NFL reception that went 17 yards while wideout Louis Murphy was held to just one catch for seven yards.

Derrick Wells
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Alterraun Verner
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Buccaneers running back Doug Martin is active Week 12 against the Bears.

Martin has been dealing with an ankle injury. He's missed the past three games due to the issue. 

The team will also have Charles Sims and Alterraun Verner. Both players came into the contest listed as questionable. Sims has an ankle injury. Verner is dealing with a hamstring issue. 

Ryan Delaire
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Keith Tandy
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The following players were ruled inactive for the Buccaneers Sunday afternoon against the Vikings in Week 8: Jonathan Casillas, Brandon Dixon, Kadeem Edwards, Mike Kafka, Brandon Magee, Kevin Pamphile and Keith Tandy.