--QB Jim Miller, who was on the Bucs' Physically Unable to Perform list while recovering from a torn rotator cuff, was released Tuesday. Miller will require surgery to repair an Achilles injury and agent Joe Linta said he won't be able to play until next Feb.
--DE Simeon Rice is off to a great start
with three sacks, a forced fumble and an interception in two
--The Bucs re-signed receiver Charles Lee Tuesday, their
first effort to account for the loss of Joe Jurevicius.
room for Lee, the Bucs released tight end Daniel Wilcox.
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.
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.
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.
--QB Brad Johnson has a right groin sprain and could be
limited in practice, but he is expected to play.
--CB Ronde Barber has a right hamstring strain and may miss some practice time, but he is
expected to play.
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