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Two years ago the Buccaneers went 10-6.  The leading tacklers on the squad were Barrett Ruud (85 tackles, 33 assists) and Geno Hayes (72 tackles, 10 assists).After the 2010 season, Ruud entered free agency and left Tampa Bay for the Titans.After the 2011 season, Hayes entered free agency and has left Tampa Bay for the Bears.Since the retirement of Derrick Brooks in after the 2008 season, Hayes and Ruud were #1 and #2 in tackles until Ruud departed.  That's a great deal of production out the door in just two seasons.  However, the timing may have been exactly right.Ruud signed a one year deal with the Tennessee Titans but only played in 9 games before going on injured reserve.  He entered free agency again this offseason and was not resigned.  Apparently, the Titans fans also were not extremely impressed with his play.  Ruud has now signed a one year pact with the Seattle Seahawks.   It appears the Buccaneers may have released him for good reason and at an appropriate time.After ...
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