The Buccaneers placed S Cody Grimm and OT Jeremy Trueblood on injured reserve Tuesday.
Buccaneers rookie S Cody Grimm proved himself enough to ensure that he will be a top contender, if not the definite starter, at free safety when he returns before next season.
The Buccaneers made a series of roster moves following a rash of injuries last Sunday, placing three starters on injured reserve and waiving S Sabby Piscitelli.
The Buccaneers lost to the Ravens in Week 12 and also lost a pair of starters for the season.
The following players were fined by the NFL on Friday for actions taken in Week 10 games:
It was no surprise that the Buccaneers lost to the Steelers on Sunday, but the way in which they lost should be disturbing for anyone who thought Tampa Bay was poised to compete for a playoff spot.
With left guard proving to be a problem area, Tampa Bay may have to reinsert Jeremy Zuttah in the lineup in place of struggling starter Keydrick Vincent, according to NFC South Whispers.