The Buccaneers are adding a quarterback to their practice squad after losing Josh Rosen earlier this week to the 49ers.

Stanton, who has 17 NFL starts, played for the Cardinals when Bruce Arians was the coach and has some familiarity with Tampa Bay’s offense. After the loss of Rosen it left the Buccaneers with Tom Brady, Blaine Gabbert and Ryan Griffin. Adding Stanton is just a precautionary measure in this 2020 year of COVID-19.

Besides Arizona, Stanton has has stops in Cleveland and Detroit, last playing with the Browns in September of 2019.

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3 months ago

These guys are the Keystone Cops. You had a 1st round pick in Rosen on your roster for nothing. He’s started games in the NFL. He couldn’t back up Brady or least be the 3rd quarterback on this roster? The guy had talent. Now you bring in a bum in Stanton who has been around for ages. When do you think you will have a high enough draft pick to take another quarterback? Brady might stay next year. After that you need a long term solution. The more I see Arians the less I believe in what he’s doing. Odds… Read more »

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