Tiquan Underwood was one of the surprise cuts.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are in the process of getting their roster to the league-mandated 53, and no doubt general manager Mark Dominik will put in a late night scanning the players released by other teams.
TE: Drake Dunsmore, Zach Pianalto
DL: E.J. Wilson, Amobi Okoye, Frank Okam
RB/FB: Mossis Madu, Robert Hughes, Cody Johnson
OL: Jermarcus Hardrick, Moe Petrus, Dez Wynn
S: Larry Asante, Sean Baker
LB: Rennie Curran, Jake Cutrera
QB Brett Ratliff
WR Landon Cox, Jordan Shipley
DTs Teryl White and Jordan Nix
CB James Rogers
PK Kai Forbath
Did you think Tiquan Underwood would make the team?
Mark Dominik isn't through with this roster. He has to find linemen. The defensive line is thinner than wet toilet paper and the offensive line needs help.
The process could take time. Don't look for the roster to take its final shape until sometime next week while the team prepares for the opener against the Carolina Panthers.
Biggest surprise of Friday was probably Tiquan Underwood. He had a good camp and made some splash plays in the preseason game, but in the end, it wasn't enough.
Amobi Okoye's exit was an injury settlement, and reports had him going back to the Chicago Bears. The Bucs obviously were not comfortable with the condition of Okoye's knee, which kept him out of most of the preseason games and limited his practice time during training camp.
Sizing up the new Buccaneer depth chart: OneBucSite.com