Fifth-round pick Ahmad Black among Bucs cuts

AP

The most interesting Bucs cuts came on Friday, when they unofficially said goodbye to a trio of veterans.

They finished the process on Saturday, with fifth-round safety Ahmad Black among the notable names cut.

Also waived: RB Armando Allen, Jr., C Matt Allen, T Will Barker, T Cory Brandon, QB Rudy Carpenter, G Thomas Claiborne, QB Jonathan Crompton, G Marc Dile (Injury Settlement), WR Ed Gant, TE Daniel Hardy, S Dominique Harris, LB Brandon Heath, LB Simoni Lawrence, RB Mossis Madu, DE Alex Magee, LB Tyrone McKenzie, TE Nathan Overbay, WR Maurice Price (Injury Settlement), TE Ryan Purvis, FB/LB Nick Reveiz, K Jacob Rogers, LB Derrell Smith, and DT Al Woods.

Adam Hayward will be the team’s backup middle linebacker. The Bucs are carrying only two quarterbacks.