Bucs Trim Roster To 72

August 27 – The Buccaneers trimmed its roster down to 72 players on Tuesday by releasing second-year wide receiver Milton Wynn and reaching an injury settlement with sixth-round draft pick defensive end John Stamper. The two roster moves come two days after Tampa Bay released 13 players. Tampa Bay will play its preseason finale at Houston on Friday night and must trim its roster down to 53 by Sunday, September 1.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut its roster down 72 players on Tuesday afternoon by releasing second-year wide receiver Milton Wynn and reaching an injury settlement with 2002 sixth-round draft pick defensive end John Stamper. The Bucs released 13 players on Sunday along with Wynn and Stamper on Tuesday in order to meet the NFL-mandated roster limit of 65 players. Tampa Bay has seven NFL Europe exemptions.

The Bucs claimed Wynn off waivers from St. Louis in September of last season. He was inactive for all but one game.

Tampa Bay selected Stamper out of South Carolina. He injured his hamstring during offseason workouts and was sidelined for the team's training camp in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

The Buccaneers will play the Houston Texans on Friday night in both teams' preseason finale. The Bucs will have to cut 19 players by Sunday, Sept. 1 in order to get its roster down to the NFL-mandated amount of 53.


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