Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign WR Greg Ellingson, waive WR Tyler Shoemaker

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 11: Buddy Farnham #13 of the New England Patriots intercepts a pass intended for Greg Ellingson #15 of the Jacksonville Jaguars as Darius Butler #28 of the New England Patriots defends on August 11, 2011 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The New England Patriots defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 47-12. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The roster moves keep on coming for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They have just announced waiving wide receiver Tyler Shoemaker, who they signed as an undrafted free agent out of Boise State. Taking his spot is Greg Ellingson, a wide receiver who went undrafted in 2011, failed to stick on a team and then played for the New Orleans Voodoo of the AFL. He caught 33 passes for 475 yards and 8 touchdowns with the Voodoo this season, but has apparently left the squad in midseason to join the Bucs' training camp.

Ellingson played his college football at Florida International University, and he managed to catch 131 passes for 2,018 yards and 14 touchdowns in his four seasons with the team, with a fairly impressive average of 15.4 yards per catch. Still, the fact that he couldn't even stick on the Jaguars' roster after spending preseason with them last year doesn't bode well for his chances.

There's some room for the 6'3", 197-pound receiver to stick on the Bucs' roster, but he'll have to beat out Sammie Stroughter, Ed Gant and a few others and likely play a key role on special teams.

Shoemaker was listed as "waived/left squad" which suggests that he made the decision to remove himself from the team.

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