Found April 04, 2013 on The Bay Cave:
The Buccaneers continue their busy offseason, even though they are not signing cornerbacks. Today they announced the release of two veteran per the NFL transaction logs. Running back DJ Ware and quarterback Dan Orlovsky were released, the Orlovsky one being a bit of a surprise. Head coach Greg Schiano wanted competition for quarterback Josh Freeman but apparently Orlovsky was not what he was looking for. The only other quarterback on the roster is Adam Weber. The Bucs were tied to Matt Cassel and Carson Palmer recently but they obviously went elsewhere. Current available free agents at the position are names like Charlie Batch, Brady Quinn, and Matt Leinart amongst others. It’s doubtful the Bucs may go after any on the list. Only thing left to wonder is if the Buccaneers (Schiano to be exact) will be targeting a quarterback in the draft to mold into their own in case Josh Freeman does not go as hoped in 2013. The post Bucs release Dan Orlovsky and DJ Ware appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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