CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 13: Jayme Mitchell #92 of the Cleveland Browns sacks Matt Flynn #10 of the Green Bay Packers during the second quarter at Cleveland Browns Stadium on August 13, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to make minor roster moves throughout the offseason, as they've just signed DE Wallace Gilberry and Jayme Mitchell, releasing DE Hilee Taylor and DT Myles Wade to make room for the two new players.
Wallace Gilberry is a fifth-year veteran who entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He spent the past four years with the Kansas City Chiefs, racking up 14 sacks during that period with 3 starts. Jayme Mitchell is a seventh-year defensive end who spent the first four years with the Minnesota Vikings before moving on to the Cleveland Browns. He has 13 career starts and 6.5 sacks, although all of those starts came last season and he managed to collect just 1.5 sacks during that season. Both players should compete for a roster spot at a position that lacks depth, but neither player stands a good chance of making the roster.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have continually churned the bottom of their roster this offseason, moving players on and off the roster repeatedly. While in previous years the Bucs would focus mostly on rookie and other young, inexperienced players, the team has mostly signed veterans this offseason.