Dallas claimed QB Rudy Carpenter off waivers from Tampa Bay on Thursday. He'll square off with Stephen McGee for the team's No. 3 QB job.
Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount and WR Preston Parker signed their exclusive-rights free-agent tender offers, the team announced.
With starting QB Josh Freeman questionable for Sunday's game vs. Carolina, the Bucs promoted QB Rudy Carpenter from their practice squad Saturday.
Rudy Carpenter threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Overbay with 3:11 remaining, giving Tampa Bay a 17-13 preseason victory over Miami on Saturday night.
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman should return to practice next week and be ready to start the season opener against the Browns after having a soft cast removed from his thumb Tuesday.
To add depth to the QB position with starter Josh Freeman out for the rest of the preseason, the Bucs re-signed Jevan Snead on Tuesday.