The Bucs have also cut sixth-round draft Kaelin Clay, which comes as no surprise given his lackluster preseason. Clay was tabbed to be the Bucs' return specialists but looked mediocre in that role, and could never latch on as a receiver. In addition, the team released rookies Ryan Delaire and Jude Adjei-Barimah, per Rick Stroud. All of these players are good candidates for the practice squad, if no one else picks them up off waivers.
The Bucs also released linebacker Josh Keyes, per Greg Auman, leaving them with just five linebackers on the roster. A number they're likely going to carry into the regular season. Edawn Coughman was also released, according to Rick Stroud.
The Bucs have to make just two more moves to finalize the 53-man roster -- three, if you count the player they need to cut to make room for soon-to-be-signed cornerback Tim Jennings.