Buccaneers submit their final 53 man roster

11:13 PM, Aug 31, 2012   |    comments
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TAMPA BAY, Florida -- Most of them will tell you they left it all on the field, giving it everything they had in order to make the Buccaneers' 53-man roster. But for 23 players, Tampa Bay gave up the chance to continue to coach them.

The Buccaneers waived 21 players, including wide receivers Jordan Shipley and Tiquan Underwood. Underwood finished thirteenth in the NFL during the preseason in receiving yards.

The Bucs also said goodbye to running back Mossis Madu, third string quarterback Brett Ratliff, and defensive tackles Amobi Okoye and Frank Okam.

Here is a list of the players that were left off the roster submitted to the NFL at the deadline:


DT Frank Okam

DT Amobi Okoye (injury settlement)


S Larry Asante

S Sean Baker

WR Landon Cox

LB Rennie Curran

LB Jacob Cutrera

TE Drake Dunsmore

K Kai Forbath

T Jermarcus Hardrick

RB Robert Hughes

FB Cody Johnson

RB Mossis Madu

DT Jordan Nix

C Moe Petrus

TE Zack Pianalto

QB Brett Ratliff

CB James Rogers

WR Jordan Shipley

WR Tiquan Underwood

DT Teryl White

DL E.J. Wilson

G Desmond Wynn (injured)


List of players provided by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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