Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/17/13

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 06: Ronde Barber #20 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers warms up before the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 6, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
The 2012 season is over for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and now we look onto the potential 2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster changes. The Bucs will potentially have 16 players saying goodbye this offseason. The first player the fans and front office will be patiently waiting to hear back from is Ronde Barber. He hasn’t officially announced his retirement from the NFL yet, but with the Bucs having six games in 2012 where they only lost by seven points or less would be motivation for him to stay. The Bucs got out to a bad start in 2012, but I see Barber retiring after the 2013 season at most. Then the running backs take a hit with LeGarrette Blount becoming a restricted free agent, but who really wants to give compensation for a running back who isn’t a full-fledged starter in the NFL?… Read more
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