Postscripts: Thursday update

Postscripts is my daily blog on the Buccaneers. Today find out who the Jaguars have signed to back up Quinn Gray, how Maurice Stovall dealt with being passed over for a starting job after preseason and what the Bucs will do with their return game.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Injury report, 10 p.m.

Here is the complete injury report for Wednesday — Bucs: Out — RB Michael Pittman (ankle); Did not practice — WR Michael Clayton (ankle), TE Alex Smith (ankle); Limited participation in practice — DE Patrick Chukwurah (shoulder), CB Brian Kelly (groin). Jaguars: Out — QB David Garrard (ankle), PK Josh Scobee (quadriceps); Limited participation in practice — DE Reggie Hayward (hamstring), DT Tony McDaniel (wrist), RB Maurice Jones-Drew (knee), LB Daryl Smith (hip), DT Marcus Stroud (ankle), CB Brian Williams (hamstring), TE George Wrightster (head).

NFL Draft changes, 2:40 p.m.

In case you missed it, the NFL tweaked its procedure for the NFL Draft in an attempt to make it more friendly to viewers. Find out how by clicking here.

Jags sign QB, 10:28 a.m.

The Jaguars signed veteran Todd Bouman to back up Quinn Gray on Sunday. You might remember that the Bucs worked out Bouman last year after Chris Simms' season-ending injury. Bouman also started for the Saints in the season finale against Tampa Bay in 2005 and didn't play too well that day.

Catching up at Bucsblitz.com, 10:24 a.m.

Here's a look at some of the stories up right now at Bucsblitz.com:

The first part of our "Behind Enemy Lines" preview for Sunday's game is up. In this edition Jagnation.com's Charlie Bernstein answers my questions about the Jaguars. Click here to read this premium piece.

Want to know what Bucs running back Michael Bennett was thinking as he closed in on the end zone last Sunday in Detroit? Find out in our exclusive "Press Pass" feature. Click here to read this premium piece.

And Maurice Stovall is on the spot this week, as he'll be the No. 3 wide receiver behind Joey Galloway and Ike Hilliard. See what he thinks of the opportunity by Clicking here to read this premium piece.

Looking for a good rivalry, 10:22 a.m.

Orlando Sentinel writer Alan Schmadtke makes a point in this article about the lack of a rivalry between Jacksonville and Tampa Bay. Being in different conferences, any feud that might develop between the two teams is limited to preseason and once-every-four-yearrs meetings. Find out what the Jaguars think in this article at Orlandosentinel.com.

Return game woes,10:20 a.m.

With the loss of Mark Jones, the Buccaneers are going to have to get creative in the return game, according to this article at Tampabay.com; The Bucs will likely distribute those return duties to two or three players, exposing more starters to possible injury, a risky move given the Bucs' injury woes of late.

More on Maurice,10:18 a.m.

I had my own feature on Maurice Stovall up at Bucsblitz.com Wednesday afternoon. But here's Rick Stroud's take on the wide receiver's chance at a larger role, courtesy of Tampabay.com.

An onside strategy,10:16 a.m.

You probably saw the onside kick that bounced off the Lions like a pinball last week. Find out what kicker Matt Braynt was thinking when he kicked it in this article at TBO.com.


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