Archive for August, 2008



Big Names Get Cut

Published: August 30th, 2008
By Atop the Crow's Nest

With the final cuts coming today, we all knew there would probably be a big name or two going home. There were more than a few that raised eyebrows.

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Nece: Phone already ringing

Published: August 30th, 2008
By Bucs Beat

Just-released linebacker Ryan Nece said in a phone interview that he and his agent already have spoken to several coaches and general managers, adding he expects to land with a new team within a couple of days.

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Final cuts revealed

Published: August 30th, 2008
By Bucs Beat

Here is the list of the Buccaneers' final cuts in its entirety:

DE Charles Bennett, G Phil Bogle, DT Chris Bradwell, DE Patrick Chukwurah, WR Brian Clark, T Chris Clark, RB Kenneth Darby, G Chris Denman, TE Daniel Fells, CB Marcus Hamilton, CB Darrell Hunter, G Brian Johnson, WR Chad Lucas, DT Dre Moore, LB Ryan Nece, T Dennis Roland, QB Chris Simms, RB Clifton Smith, WR Micheal Spurlock and FB Carl Stewart.

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Bucs release Simms, Nece and rookie Moore

Published: August 30th, 2008
By Bucs Beat

Quarterback Chris Simms finally got his wish: he was released by the Bucs Saturday.

Simms, 28, had hoped to be traded or released during the off-season. But the Bucs kept him through training camp and four preseason games, hoping another team might suffer a catastrophic injury at quarterback to increase his trade value.

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