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Saintswrath 10-11-2011 01:39 PM

Next Opponent Update: Bucs Add LB Cutrera
 
Keeping this site content heavy and relevant from here on out during the season Every week i'll now be updating the site with Relevant content from our next opponents so we can discuss the affairs of that team.



News:

Bucs Add LB Cutrera


A special teams standout as a rookie in 2010, former Jaguar Jacob Cutrera could help immediately in that phase of the game and patch a linebacking corps recently hit by injuries


As a rookie with the Jacksonville Jaguars last season, linebacker Jacob Cutrera was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster in October. A year later, Cutrera is getting a similar promotion, though this time it involves a small relocation downstate.

On Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have signed Cutrera off Jacksonville’s practice squad and to their own 53-man roster. The Buccaneers had a roster spot open after placing safety Devin Hollandhttp://www.buccaneers.com/assets/nfl...ticle-link.gif on injured reserve on Monday.

Any player on an NFL practice squad has the right at any time to terminate his contract and sign with another team, as long as he is being signed to the active roster by the new team. That player must then remain on his new club’s active roster for at least three weeks.

The 6-3, 238-pound Cutrera first entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in Jacksonville in 2010, following a standout four-year collegiate career at Louisiana State. He actually shuttled between the Jaguars’ active roster and practice squad on several occasions during his rookie campaign before ending up on injured reserve due to a concussion. This season, he has been on Jacksonville’s practice squad since being waived on the final roster cutdown in early September.

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Bucs Add LB Cutrera


-- In other news
Tampa Bay’s linebacking corps was also left a little thin in San Francisco, with
Quincy Blackhttp://www.buccaneers.com/assets/nfl...ticle-link.gif (ankle) and Zac Dileshttp://www.buccaneers.com/assets/nfl...ticle-link.gif (hamstring) both out due to injury. Dekoda Watsonhttp://www.buccaneers.com/assets/nfl...ticle-link.gif took over Black’s starting spot on the strong side, leaving the team with just one active LB reserve, Adam Haywardhttp://www.buccaneers.com/assets/nfl...ticle-link.gif.

st thomas 10-11-2011 03:59 PM

i'm happy for cutrera being a hometown boy. he'll make a much nicer paycheck also. now for the bad part, he will be going against our black and gold team which he means absolutly nota. enemy now

homerj07 10-11-2011 07:45 PM

Good info - I like this type of stuff thanks

AlaskaSaints 10-11-2011 08:00 PM

Scott Shanle: Career Stats at NFL.com

Here's some dead weight for ya!

Alaska

lumm0x 10-12-2011 12:03 AM

Is Tampa missing Barrett Ruud yet?

joker-saint 10-12-2011 05:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AlaskaSaints (Post 338757)
Scott Shanle: Career Stats at NFL.com

Here's some dead weight for ya!

Alaska

These numbers are completely inaccurate. Shanle is always double teamed and constantly fighting to get to the ball. The tackles that shown are hard fought tackles.

Rugby Saint II 10-12-2011 09:04 PM

LB'ers are a hot commodity right now.


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