Tampa Bay Tuesday Tidbits

Tuesday news and notes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Bucs re-signed receiver Charles Lee Tuesday, their first effort to account for the loss of Joe Jurevicius.
   To make room for Lee, the Bucs released tight end Daniel Wilcox.
   Lee, who had an outstanding training camp for the Bucs, will give the Bucs five healthy receivers with Jurevicius expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee.
   Jurevicius, who had two remarkable touchdown receptions in the Bucs 17-0 win at Philadelphia, was injured in Tampa Bay's 12-0 overtime loss to Carolina.
   The Bucs will turn to Karl Williams and Reggie Barlow to fill the third receiver spot left by Jurevicius.
   At 6-foot-3, 227-pounds, Lee will help the Bucs recover some size lost by the injury to Jurevicius.
   Lee led the Bucs in receiving in the preseason with 10 catches for 136 yards and a touchdown. But he failed to catch the ball cleanly on several occassions and dropped several potential touchdowns. He was released on the final cutdown Aug. 31.
   --QB Jim Miller, who was on the Bucs' Physically Unable to Perform list, was released Tuesday. The Bucs do not believe Miller will return from surgery to repair his torn rotator cuff in time to play this season.
   --WR Karl Williams is the most obvious choice to step into Joe Jurevicius' role as the Bucs No. 3 receiver. In fact, he made a 43-yard catch that led to the game-tying touchdown in Sunday's 12-9 overtime loss to Carolina.
   --WR Reggie Barlow could begin to see some time as the Bucs punt or kickoff returner. With Karl Williams expected to be used more on offense due to the injury to Joe Jurevicius, Barlow is a likely candidate to improve the Bucs return game.
   --OG Kerry Jenkins could regain his starting job at left guard for Sunday's game at Atlanta. The Bucs were not pleased with the play of Cosey Coleman, who was switched from right to left guard at the start of the season.

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