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Brian Griese Released from roster

 In not so breaking news, Brian Griese has been cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Per the report from Pewter Report (say that three times fast), the Bucs have cut ties with the journeyman QB who has been with the team for three years (2004, 2005, 2008).  Often seen as a favorite of Jon Gruden, it was almost inevitable that Griese was going to be let go by the new regime, especially considering his non-attendance to OTA's this year.

Griese, perhaps most famous for being Bob's son, had some tough shoes to fill coming into the league, taking over for the legendary John Elway out in Denver.  He spent 5 years in Denver, joined Miami in 2003, followed by the Bucs, in 04-05, Chicago in 2006-2007, and ended his current playing career last year by backing up Jeff Garcia.

He was released to make room for newly signed defensive end Roy Miller, the Bucs third round pick.

With this move, it appears that the Bucs will take just four quarterbacks into training camp, Josh Johnson, Josh Freeman, Byron Leftwich and Luke McCown.