The Buccaneers have signed rookie DT Al Woods to take the roster spot of Brian Price, who was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday with a season-ending pelvic injury.
The Bucs will reportedly place second-round pick DT Brian Price on injured reserve Tuesday.
It should be no surprise that the Bucs' defensive line is what could keep them from making as big of a leap as they would like this season.
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.
In light of their solid play last season, Tampa Bay expected to get more production out of LBs Quincy Black and Geno Hayes than it has thus far, according to NFC South Whispers.
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells will get his first start of the season on Sunday against the Bucs in place of Tim Hightower.
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris was thoroughly grilled by the media for saying his team is the NFC's best after a Week Seven win over the Rams.
The Buccaneers have released OLG Keydrick Vincent and promoted OT Will Barker from the practice squad.
Cardinals QB Max Hall passed neurological tests on Tuesday and is cleared to practice. PFW correspondent Kent Somers is reporting that if practice goes well, Hall will start Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.
The Buccaneers released TE Jerramy Stevens and promoted TE Ryan Purvis to the active roster on Monday. Stevens was arrested on drug charges Saturday night.
Josh Freeman led another Tampa Bay fourth-quarter comeback, throwing a 1-yard touchdown pass to Cadillac Williams with 10 seconds remaining Sunday to give the Buccaneers an 18-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams.
The Buccaneers will be without TE Jerramy Stevens for Sunday's game against the Rams after Stevens was arrested on multiple drug charges Saturday night.
The Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers will be shown on San Diego-area TV, while Rams vs. Bucs will be blacked out in Tampa.
Buccaneers rookie DT Gerald McCoy's admission this week that he is just now figuring out how his coaches want him to play his position was alarming to some observers.
The NFL's trade deadline passed at 4 p.m. ET with just one trade occurring, the Chiefs sending DE Alex Magee to the Bucs for a 2011 draft choice.