The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have informed QB Jeff Garcia that he won’t return to the team, the Tampa Tribune reported. The move was expected after the Bucs recently gave backup QB Josh McCown a two-year, $7.4 million contract.
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Luke McCown has been promised a chance to start for the Buccaneers in 2009 according to the St. Petersburg Times.
Jeff Garcia doesn’t believe he will be back in Tampa Bay after the Buccaneers re-signed fellow QB Luke McCown. Garcia texted the Tampa Tribune and told the newspaper that the team hasn’t reached out to him.
Before he hit the free-agent market, quarterback Luke McCown signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The deal includes a $2.5 million signing bonus and incentives that could boost the value to $14 million.
Jon Gruden‘s firing as the Buccaneers’ head coach last week came as a surprise to those around the league. Gruden has a statue in the team’s training facility, for crying out loud — to honor Tampa Bay’s victory over the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII. So the firing, despite the team’s December collapse, seemed like a surprise. Unless you played for him, of course.
The Buccaneers are $45 million under the salary cap, which could signal a lot of change coming to Tampa Bay.
It looks like the end of the day for Bucs QB Jeff Garcia, but it’s not the end of the road for Tampa Bay.
Some quarterbacks impress you with their talent. Others do so with their grit. A couple of ultra-gritty quarterbacks are making their presence felt today.
As gametime approaches, it looks like the Bucs will have a number of injured players who will try to give it a go against the Chargers.
Giants running back Brandon Jacobs practiced for the third consecutive day on Friday, but was listed as questionable for the Giants’ showdown with the Panthers. But what about other pressing injuries to Anquan Boldin, Jeff Garcia and Marshawn Lynch?
Tampa Bay has yo-yoed from Jeff Garcia to Brian Griese to Jeff Garcia to Brian Griese. And now, with a playoff spot on the line, and the Buccaneers needing a win Sunday over San Diego, it looks like Tampa Bay is going back to Garcia again.
Jeff Garcia is inactive and will not play against the Atlanta Falcons. NFL.com’s Steve Wyche is reporting that QB Brian Griese, not QB Luke McCown, will start in his absence.
NFL.com’s Steve Wyche reports from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta that QB Brian Griese will start for the Bucs against the Falcons.
The Bucs may be trying to clinch a playoff berth against the Falcons without QB Jeff Garcia.
Fantasy players should be prepared for the worst-case scenario in that fantasy MVP Kurt Warner might not play in the championship game. Here’s a quick list of guys who might be available on your waiver wire and who you might want to be proactive in picking up for Week 16.