NFL Roster Cuts Deadline passes Bucs cut Simms, Spurlock, and more..

...UPDATE...

The Cuts begin (per the Pewter Report):

LB Patrick Chukwurah
CB Darrell Hunter
WR Chad Lucas
DE Charles Bennett
WR Brian Clark
QB Chris Simms (so long buddy)
DT Dre Moore
LB Ryan Nece
OG Brian Johnson
OT Chris Clark
OG Phil Bogle
RB Kenneth Darby
TE Daniel Fells
FB Carl Stewart
OT Dennis Roland
DT Chris Bradwell
OL Chris Denman
CB Marcus Hamilton
S Sergey Ivanov
WR/KR Michael Spurlock
RB Clifton Smith
WR Cortez Hankton (not cut, placed on Injured Reserve)

Tampa Tribune relays Simms impressions on finally being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers:

"It will always be a special place for me and who knows, it’s a crazy league,’’ he said. "Who’s to say I won’t be back here maybe in a few years. Warrick Dunn did it. You never know. 
"But I truly did enjoy it here in Tampa. It’s a great sports town, they love their sports, my family loved living here. The beach, the weather - it was a blast. I’m really grateful for the time I had living here.’

Something tells me Chris Simms will not be back in Tampa, despite Griese and Dunn’s returns. I can’t believe the Bucs mishandled this situation so badly. I guess they could say they were holding onto him in the event that Garcia, Griese, and McCown had season ending injuries during the Pre-Season, but it wasn’t right holding Simms as long as they did with no intention of keeping him. Also, if they wanted to drum up interest to spark a trade, they should have played him in the Pre-Season.. Ugly situation that is now behind us.. Good Luck Chris

The Bucs have to trim their rosters today from 75 players to 53 players. I believe there is a 6pm Est deadline for Roster Cuts so be sure to keep an eye out for them. A couple players on the bubble in my mind:

RB/KR Clifton Smith, DT Dre Moore, LB's Geno Hayes & Patrick Chukwurah, CB's Elbert Mack, Marcus Hamilton, and Eugene Wilson, QB's Luke McCown, Chris Simms, and Josh Johnson among others. Yes folks, the Chris Simms era could come to a screeching halt today, ahhhh. In case you missed the 5 previous roster cuts earlier this week, here they are:

The Bucs have finally made those Roster Cuts… The players being let go? WR Paris Warren, LB Antoine Cash, and S Donte Nicholson. If you’re scratching your head thinking, ‘Hey that’s only four players’; the Bucs also put RB Cadillac Williams on the Physically Unable to Perform List and optioned CB Sammy Davis to the ever popular Injured Reserve List.

If you hear of cuts, post 'em here or make a Fan Post and Post them there...

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