Ronde Barber has decided to retire.
The Tampa Bay Times believes free agent Ronde Barber would "not enjoy extensive playing time" if he returned for a 17th season.
The Bucs remain open to re-signing free agent S/CB Ronde Barber.
Coach Greg Schiano said the Bucs are nowhere near a deadline on Ronde Barber's retirement decision.
Free agent Ronde Barber stated on NFL Network Monday that he's undecided about playing a 17th season.
Despite their addition of Dashon Goldson, the Buccaneers have left the door ajar for free agent Ronde Barber to re-sign with Tampa.
Bucs GM Mark Dominik confirmed that the team wants free agent FS Ronde Barber back for a 17th NFL season.
Free agent FS Ronde Barber says the Bucs want him back for a 17th NFL season.
Free agent FS Ronde Barber's brother Tiki says Ronde wants to return for a 17th NFL season in 2013.
The Bucs are meeting with free agent FS Ronde Barber on Thursday.
ESPN's NFC South writer Pat Yasinskas says we should find out "soon" if Ronde Barber will be back for another season with the Bucs.
Coach Greg Schiano says the team has yet to contact free agent FS Ronde Barber about playing in 2013.
Free agent FS Ronde Barber is still undecided if he'll play next season.
Bucs FS Ronde Barber was vague when asked about the possibility of retirement after Sunday's Week 17 win over the Falcons.