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Bucs News: Michael Clayton to return, Bucs sign a Free Agent, New G.M. hospitalized

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The Bucs were ultra busy this weekend so why would this week be any different?

The Bucs have resigned WR Paris Warren to a one year deal. The Bucs have also expressed interest in resigning WR's Antonio Bryant and Michael Clayton.

Antonio Bryant is a no brainer. Anything more than three years and I would be a bit leery. Michael Clayton though? I've dogged this guy for the past several years (so has every other Bucs fan). He carries himself like a top flight Wide Receiver, but he plays more like a undersized tight end who though he can block well, he rarely catches the ball consistently. Part of me wonders what he would be like in a system that lifts you up as a player, but then i see all of those drops and think, what would it matter?

Michael Clayton stats from '08

Michael Clayton

#80 / Wide Receiver / Tampa Bay Buccaneers



Oct 13, 1982


Receiving Kickoff Returns Punt Returns
G Rec Yds Y/G AVG Lng TD KR YDS AVG Lng TD PR Yds Avg Lng TD
14 38 484 34.6 12.7 58 1 3 69 23.0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0

Guess what G.M. Mark Dominik was doing the day before all hell broke lose? He was actually in the hospital recovering from having his appendix removed. I assume hearing word that he was going to become the team's next G.M. didnt hurt the healing process. Did I mention former Bucs QB Chris Simms is a free agent? Spleen-Appendix, the removal is what matters.

Continuing the Dominik discussion, he was recently asked several questions while arriving in Mobile Alabama for this weekend's Senior Bowl. One of which was: Is hiring an offensive and defensive coordinator a priority? I think just about all of us can answer that one for Mark... Click here to catch the other questions/answers. Nothing was really revealed other than he and Coach Morris are going to take their time and are not seeking a specific coach for a specific system, they want everyone to express their own philosophies on how to do things.

For those that were curious, the Glazers are not interested in selling the Buccaneers.