Free agent SS Sabby Piscitelli received a restricted tender from the Browns before the lockout began.
The agent for Sabby Piscitelli revealed that the Bucs had tried to trade the safety before the October trade deadline.
Browns claimed S Sabby Piscitelli off waivers from the Bucs.
Buccaneers waived S Sabby Piscitelli.
The Bucs are expected to choose between Sabby Piscitelli, Corey Lynch and Cody Grimm for their now vacant free safety job.
Bucs S Sabby Piscitelli sustained a concussion in Saturday's game against the Jaguars.
Bucs coach Raheem Morris went off on Sabby Piscitelli one day after the safety suggested he wasn't given a fair shake in his competition with Sean Jones.
A day after losing his starting job to Sean Jones, SS Sabby Piscitelli is now in danger of not making the Bucs' 53-man roster.
The Bucs are convinced that Sabby Piscitelli is best suited as a No. 3 safety -- not a starter.
Bucs GM Mark Dominik indicated Sabby Piscitelli is not out of the running for the starting strong safety spot.
The Bucs are expected to find a replacement for SS Sabby Piscitelli this offseason.
New starting SS Sabby Piscitelli says coordinator Jim Bates' scheme will allow the Bucs' safeties to be more aggressive and make more big plays.
The Bucs are committed to starting Sabby Piscitelli at strong safety this season.
Buccaneers S Sabby Piscitelli (elbow) returned to full participation in Thursday's practice.