Pewter Report: Bucs On The Bubble

by Mark Cook, Editor-in-Chief of Pewter Report

Tampa, FL ( – With mini-camp wrapped up, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will now get a break until they are due back to report to training camp on July 23. The coaching staff will also get some time off, but will continue to evaluate the roster over the summer. All of the offseason practices were filmed and the coaches will review that, along with film from last season, as they evaluate players and set an informal depth chart prior to camp.

With 88 players on the current roster, and only 53 allowed to be on the active roster once the regular season begins in September, the Buccaneers, like many NFL football teams, will end up parting ways with some talented players that will be cut prior to the season opener. takes a look at four players that in years past would be almost locks to make the Buccaneers’ final 53-man roster. But with an influx of talent from free agency and the draft, these players will need strong camps to be able to walk out of the tunnel on September 7 when the Carolina Panthers come to Raymond James Stadium to face Tampa Bay.

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