The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday afternoon announced that they have signed wide receiver Louis Murphy and waived wide receiver Chris Owusu.

Murphy (6-2, 200) spent the 2014 offseason and preseason with Tampa Bay after signing as an unrestricted free agent from the New York Giants. Murphy was released prior to the season opener.

The team also announced that linebacker Ka’Lial Glaud, safety Kimario McFadden and defensive end Adrian Robinson have been released from the practice squad.

Owusu caught two passes for 20 yards with one touchdown reception and had one kickoff return for 45 yards this season. For his career he had 16 receptions for 158 yards.

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Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for PewterReport.com since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, the beach and family time.Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at mark@pewterreport.com
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macabee
macabee
6 years ago

The instability of the Bucs roster this early is becoming an area of concern for me. If they were releasing players and bringing in proven more experienced players, that would be one thing, but they are releasing players and bringing back the same players they released 2 weeks before. Louis Murphy is the sixth player cut by the Bucs in the past month and re-signed to the 53 man roster. This roster musical chairs game looks panicked and uncertain by the coaching staff. When Lovie was hired, the one thing I thought for sure we were getting was stability. I… Read more »

scubog
scubog
6 years ago

The shocking thing to me is the releasing of players who were expected to be young developing secondary players even going back to last year who were released and to replace them we bring in the likes of Crezdon Butler and Brandon Dixon during the season and needing them to catch up. I don’t know whether some of these late additions are better, have greater upside or the players released were overrated by the personnel staff. This team will never evolve to the point we seek until the revolving door stops spinning seemingly out of control. Continuity, consistency and comradeship… Read more »

surferdudes
surferdudes
6 years ago

Murphy not spectacular, outplayed Owusu, and Herron in the preseason, I thought. Guess they’ll release Herron next, and bring back Streeter! Can we get new uni’s again, and change the team name to WTF!!

nmkinley
nmkinley
6 years ago

I’ve been thinking the same thing – that they keep changing their minds regarding which players should have been kept from training camp. It certainly does not inspire confidence in the coaches’ decision making…

williewilkens
williewilkens
6 years ago

The first thing I thought was that maybe he was dogging it in the Atlanta game. I was in and out on watching it, but I don’t see him listed in the box score. So who knows what the heck is going on…