Buccaneers Roster Cuts: Tiquan Underwood, Drake Dunsmore Among Those Cut

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have cut down to the required 53 man roster, waiving a number of players and releasing several more. The cuts included Tiquan Underwood, a surprise to many in light of his preseason performance. The team actually cut beyond the required number, reducing the roster to 52 men. Of the team's 2012 draft picks, only Drake Dunsmore was cut. The complete list of cuts is below, courtesy of the team's official website.

Players waived by the Buccaneers are:

S Larry Asante
S Sean Baker
WR Landon Cox
LBRennie Curran
LB Jacob Cutrera
TE Drake Dunsmore
K Kai Forbath
T Jermarcus Hardrick
RB Robert Hughes
FB Cody Johnson
RB Mossis Madu
DT Jordan Nix
C Moe Petrus
TE Zack Pianalto
QB Brett Ratliff
CB James Rogers
WR Jordan Shipley
WR Tiquan Underwood
DT Teryl White
DL E.J. Wilson
G Desmond Wynn (waived/injured)

Additionaly, the team released the following:

DT Frank Okam
DT Amobi Okoye (injury settlement)

Stick with this StoryStream for more coverage of NFL roster cuts. For complete Buccaneers coverage, check out SB Nation Tampa Bay and Bucs Nation.

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