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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released former starting safety Cody Grimm and defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, who had four sacks for the Bears last season and could be a candidate to rejoin the Bears as soon as Friday. Grimm was a seventh-round pick from Virginia Tech in 2010. He became a starter as a rookie when Tanard Jackson was suspended by the NFL. He played well before a season-ending leg injury. Grimm entered 2011 as a starter but again wound up on injured reserve after an in-game collision with linebacker Geno Hayes. Okoye, a first-round pick at the age of 19, spent four seasons with the Texans before signing with the Bears last season. He joined the Bengals as a free agent in April. Other players released by the Buccaneers included linebacker Rennie Curran, safety Keith Tandy, defensive tackle Frank Okam, safety Larry Asante and running back Mossis Madu.
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With promises of a fresh start, a new head coach, millions spent in free agency, half price concessions, free parking, and a celebration of team legend Ronde Barber's 200th consecutive NFL start, one would think the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would have no problem selling out their season opener at Raymond James Stadium against the division rival Carolina Panthers.
The cuts keep coming from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and some surprising moves have been made.
According to multiple reports, the Bucs have released defensive tackle Amobe Okoye, safety Cody Grimm, and safety Keith Tandy, who was a 2012 sixth-round draft pick out of West Virginia.
Okoye signed a one-year deal with Tampa Bay this offseason but knee issues limited him in minicamps and...
Cuts aren't due into the league office until 9 PM on Friday, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers aren't wasting any time letting go of some of their players.
And those players aren't shy about posting their release on Twitter.
Late Thursday night, defensive tackle Frank Okam and running back Mossis Madu each posted tweets suggesting that they were indeed released by the...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have met the 9p.m. league requirement in order to reach the 53-man roster limit. In fact, the Buccaneers actually have made enough roster moves in order to reach 52 players on their current roster. There were a couple surprises in the players which were either released or waived on Friday.
Two vested veterans were released, DT Frank Okam and DT Amobi Okoye...
The Chicago Bears are in the process of signing DT Amobi Okoye, who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers due to a knee scope that has kept him out of the preseason.
The Buccaneers have begun the final process of getting down to the 53 man roster. The deadline to reach that number will be 9 p.m. Friday evening. This post will be updated until all have been confirmed.
(Confirmed on 8/30)
RB Mosis Madu
RB Robert Hughes
DT Frank Okam
S Larry Asante
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