The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were quite busy Tuesday.
In addition to promoting wide receiver Chad Lucas from the practice squad to the active roster and signing WR Derrick Hamilton to their practice squad, the Buccaneers released fullback Zack Crockett and signed FB Byron Storer to their 53-man roster.
Crockett, 34, was signed by the Bucs on Oct. 10 just two days after they lost RB Michael Pittman for several weeks to an ankle sprain. He played in two games for Tampa Bay.
Storer (6-1, 219) originally entered the NFL with the Bucs in 2007 as an undrafted free agent out of California. He spent the offseason, training camp and preseason with the Bucs before he was released in September. Storer spent several weeks on Tampa Bay's practice squad before being released a few weeks ago.
Want the inside scoop on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 2007 season and 2008 offseason plans? Want to find out who the Bucs are targeting in free agency and the NFL Draft next year? Subscribe to PewterReport.com's Pewter Insider by clicking here.
Looking for the best selection of Tampa Bay Buccaneers merchandise? Pewter Report endorses Sports Fan-Attic, with 9 Tampa Bay area locations in most major malls. To shop for Bucs merchandise on the Internet, as well as the largest selection of NFL, NCAA, NBA, NHL, MLB and NASCAR, visit SportsFanAtticShop.com.
WATCH Pewter Report's Scott Reynolds and Jim Flynn each Sunday night at 11:30 p.m. on Sports Zone with Al Keck and Tom Korun on ABC Action News in Tampa Bay for Bucs game highlights and the latest Bucs news. And for the best local coverage of Tampa Bay sports and Tampa Bay news, check out ABCActionNews.com.
LISTEN to Pewter Report's Jim Flynn each Monday morning at 8:30 a.m. on the Pewter Pulse with Dan Sileo on WDAE 620 AM The Sports Animal, and catch Pewter Report's Scott Reynolds each Wednesday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. on the PewterReport.com Buccaneer Blitz with Steve Duemig on WDAE 620 AM The Sports Animal.