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Buccaneers waive Jeremy Grable, Mycal Swaim; Sign Ryne Giddins, James Ruffin

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers make another four roster moves, including bringing in an AFL sack artist.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived (injured) safety Mycal Swaim and linebacker Jeremy Grable, both of whom suffered injuries in the past few days. The Bucs are apparently not fond of waiting for camp bodies who won't make the roster to get healthy before cutting them and signing replacements. Hard luck for them, but it allows the Bucs to move on and get some extra production in.

They did so by signing two defensive ends. One is Ryne Giddins, who will be well-known to local USF fans. He was one of the players who tried out for the Bucs in rookie mini-camp ubt couldn't get signed. The other is James Ruffin, a fifth-year player who was an undrafted free agent out of Northern Iowa who has never played a down of NFL football, but has spent the past couple of years in the AFL with the Spokane Shock.

He actually had 15 sacks for the Spokane Shock this year, which seems like quite a lot. For comparison's sake, Greg/Stylez G. White managed 15 sacks in the AFL in his final season before signing with the Bucs, where he turned into a productive-but-not-dominant speed rusher. We'll see if James Ruffin can replicate Stylez' production, without going through that name change.

This now brings the Buccaneers to 92 roster moves on the year. Churn churn churn.