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Cody Grimm | Defensive Back | #35

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
College: Virginia Tech
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 7 (210) / TB
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Bucs waived or released S Cody Grimm, DT Gary Gibson, WR Jordan Norwood, OG Roger Allen, S Sean Baker, CB Deveron Carr, OT Jace Daniels, LB Dom DeCicco, LS Andrew DePaola, WR David Douglas, LB Ka'lial Glaud, P Chas Henry, DT Lazarius Levingston, DT Matthew Masifilo, DT Andre Neblett, WR Chris Owusu, OT Mike Remmers, CB Mason Robinson and G/C Cody Wallace.
Grimm appeared in nine games last season, but hasn't made a start since 2011. Gibson entered camp as a candidate to replace NT Roy Miller, but played poorly. Norwood was signed just three days ago. Sat, Aug 31, 2013 06:25:00 PM

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Bucs S Cody Grimm was arrested for public intoxication in Leesburg, Va. early Sunday morning.

According to the Washington Post, it's the second time in three months that Grimm has been popped for public drunkenness. Both charges are misdemeanors, but the injury-prone special teamer was already on the bubble going into the final year of his rookie contract. He's not doing himself any favors.
Tue, May 28, 2013 11:30:00 PM

Bucs S Cody Grimm agreed to a $500,000 salary slash to keep his roster spot in Tampa Bay.

The Bucs have loads of cap space, but GM Mark Dominik is smartly still keeping tabs on every small detail, refusing to overpay even for bottom-of-the-roster players. Grimm was owed $1.2 million and slashed his salary to $500,000. A 12-game starter his first two seasons in the league, Grimm is now entrenched as a backup and special teamer. He'll compete to keep his roster spot in camp.
Source: ESPN.com
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 09:49:00 PM

Bucs S Cody Grimm's 2013 base salary increased from $575,000 to $1.2 million after he hit escalators in his rookie deal.

Grimm entered the league as a seventh-round pick out of Virginia Tech, but he's finished each of his three seasons on injured reserve with a broken leg and two knee injuries. Grimm is primarily a special teams player.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 02:04:00 AM

Cody Grimm is practicing as first-round pick Mark Barron's primary backup at strong safety at Bucs OTAs.

The Bucs no longer use safeties interchangeably, so Grimm is now strictly a strong safety. Ahmad Black is FS Ronde Barber's backup. Grimm was a solid starter his first two seasons, but durability has been a big concern. He's missed 18-of-32 possible games so far in his career. He'll be a special teamer in 2012.
Mon, Jun 4, 2012 09:50:00 AM

Bucs FS Cody Grimm (knee) is participating in this week's minicamp.

Grimm's season ended in late September after tearing the meniscus and MCL in his right knee. Now healthy six months later, Grimm starts the offseason program atop the depth chart with the rest of the team's safeties in flux. DT Gerald McCoy (biceps) is also participating this week.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 02:41:00 PM

Bucs placed FS Cody Grimm on injured reserve with a torn meniscus and torn MCL in his right knee, ending his season.

Grimm tore the ligaments on a play in which his knee knocked Geno Hayes unconscious while hitting the linebacker's helmet. Larry Asante and Corey Lynch are candidates to fill in this week, though Tanard Jackson may be returning from suspension shortly. Grimm has exceeded expectations as a 2010 seventh-rounder, but he's now ended up on injured reserve in both seasons with the Bucs.
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 06:44:00 PM

Updating a previous item, Bucs FS Cody Grimm (knee) may not be lost for the season after all.

The St. Petersburg Times reported early Monday that Grimm has a torn ACL, but coach Raheem Morris was more optimistic in his day-after press conference. Morris said Grimm "definitely" has an MCL injury, but may have avoided an ACL tear. The Bucs will turn to Larry Asante and Corey Lynch for an in-practice battle at free safety until Grimm returns. It appears the Bucs have no intentions of activating suspended FS Tanard Jackson at this time.
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 12:26:00 PM

Bucs FS Cody Grimm is out for the season due to an ACL injury.

Grimm went down in the third quarter of Week 3 while trying to make a play on Michael Turner. It's the second straight year that the free safety is going to end up on injured reserve -- Grimm broke his leg last season. The Bucs may have to bring Tanard Jackson off the reserve/suspended list. For now, Corey Lynch and Larry Asante will battle to start at free safety.
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 10:41:00 AM

Bucs FS Cody Grimm was spotted after Sunday's win with a leg brace over his right knee and on crutches.

It appears to be a potentially serious injury. Grimm took a helmet to the knee in the third quarter, and had to be carted off. The Bucs may have to reconsider bringing back FS Tanard Jackson from the reserve/suspended list.
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 07:44:00 PM

Bucs FS Cody Grimm was carted off with an apparent knee injury in the third quarter Sunday.

Grimm took a helmet to the knee from teammate Geno Hayes. He's likely done for the afternoon.
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 06:26:00 PM

Bucs FS Cody Grimm (ankle) started the team's preseason opener Friday night.

He recorded two tackles. Grimm broke his left fibula and ankle late last November after an impressive rookie season, and was said to be struggling with the injury early in camp. He will start on Opening Day, but the Bucs will have a tough decision to make once Tanard Jackson returns from suspension.
Sat, Aug 13, 2011 06:18:00 PM

Bucs S Cody Grimm is struggling in his return from a broken ankle early in camp.

It's nice that Grimm is practicing, but his burst isn't there yet and he's struggled to hang with tight ends in coverage. "I wouldn't say I'm 100 percent for sure," Grimm acknowledged. "It is definitely sore and stuff. But the only way to get the soreness out is to run on it." It's more reason for the Bucs to keep Tanard Jackson.
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 06:49:00 PM

Bucs S Cody Grimm (broken ankle) expects to be ready for training camp in August.

Grimm wasn't limited in recent player-organized workouts, so he should be good to go next month. He'll be in line for the starting free safety job if Tanard Jackson's suspension carries over to the 2011 season.
Sun, Jul 3, 2011 02:29:00 PM

Bucs S Cody Grimm believes he is 85-to-90 percent recovered from the broken ankle he suffered last November.

A seventh round pick last spring, Grimm ended up starting nine games for the Bucs after Tanard Jackson was suspended for the season. He played well, tallying 57 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble in 11 games. As long as he's healthy, he's in line for a lot of snaps in 2011.
Sun, May 15, 2011 12:46:00 PM

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3Phillip Sims
4Bryan Bennett
5G.J. Kinne
6Johnny Manziel
7Seth Lobato
8Tim Tebow
9Brad Sorensen
10Bryn Renner
11Ryan Williams
12Christian Ponder
13Nick Foles
14Matt Blanchard
15Pat Devlin
16R.J. Archer
17Garrett Gilbert
18Cody Fajardo
19Shane Carden
20Griffin Neal
21Josh Woodrum
22Jerry Lovelocke
23Chase Rettig
24Chandler Harnish
25Dalyn Williams
26Jake Waters
RB1Joseph Randle
2Zurlon Tipton
3Toby Gerhart
4Alonzo Harris
5LaMichael James
6Joique Bell
7Antone Smith
8Anthony Dixon
9Zac Stacy
10Josh Harris
11Don Jackson
12Ross Scheuerman
13Kenneth Harper
14Jawon Chisholm
15Rajion Neal
16Jerome Smith
17Michael Dyer
18Jeremy Stewart
19LaVance Taylor
20Lache Seastrunk
21Keshawn Hill
22Kevin Monangai
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Erik Lorig
3Jorvorskie Lane
4Joe Don Duncan
5Ryan Mueller
6Derrick Coleman
7Henry Hynoski
8Trey Millard
9Brad Smelley
10Jordan Campbell
11Zach Boren
12Kiero Small
13J.C. Copeland
14John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Dwayne Bowe
6Preston Parker
7Kris Durham
8Tyler Davis
9Josh Morgan
10Jacoby Ford
11Ricky Collins
12Zach D'Orazio
13Kenzel Doe
14Tevin Reese
15Damaris Johnson
16Robert Herron
17Solomon Patton
18Damian Williams
19Reggie Dunn
20Armon Binns
21Carlton Mitchell
22Nick Harwell
23Kain Colter
24Jeff Beathard
25Tyler McDonald
26Ezell Ruffin
27DaVaris Daniels
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Joseph Anderson
32Josh Stewart
33David Porter
34Richard Mullaney
35Josh Harper
36Marquez Clark
37L'Damian Washington
WR21Roddy White
2Brian Hartline
3Ace Sanders
4Riley Cooper
5Devin Hester
6Denarius Moore
7Marcus Thigpen
8Austin Pettis
9Ryan Broyles
10Joe Morgan
11Jacoby Jones
12Onterio McCalebb
13Emory Blake
14A.J. Jenkins
15Tandon Doss
16Mike Brown
17Devante Davis
18Devon Wylie
19Jimmie Hunt
20Isiah Ferguson
21Ryan Lankford
22Milton Williams III
23Michael Preston
24Daniel Rodriguez
25James Butler
26Clyde Gates
27Marcus Harris
28Ryan Whalen
29Phil Bates
30Trindon Holliday
31Chris King
32Juron Criner
33Tom Nelson
34Andre Davis
35Demetrius Wilson
36Josh Reese
37Trevor Harman
38Paul Browning
39Austin Willis
40Saalim Hakim
41Christion Jones
WR31Andre Johnson
2Marques Colston
3Riley Cooper
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Matt Spaeth
6Chase Ford
7Beau Gardner
8Mickey Shuler
9D.J. Williams
10Mike McFarland
11Rob Blanchflower
12Jacob Maxwell
13Richard Gordon
14Nick Kasa
15Chase Dixon
16David Paulson
17Steve Maneri
18Jimmay Mundine
19Cameron Clear
20Kevin Greene
21Brandon Barden
22Gerell Robinson
23Dan Light
24Jack Tabb
25Jordan Thompson
26Jake Murphy
27Jay Rome
28Ryan Taylor
29Brett Brackett
30Michael Egnew
31Adrien Robinson
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2Charles Brown
3Pierce Burton
4John Fullington
5Micah Hatchie
6Jason Fox
7Tyson Chandler
8Will Beatty
9David Hedelin
10Jake Long
11Keith Lumpkin
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Edawn Coughman
3Ben Heenan
4Antoine Everett
5Valerian Ume-Ezeoke
6Tanner Hawkinson
7Darren Keyton
8Cory Tucker
C1Manuel Ramirez
2Julian Vandervelde
3Khaled Holmes
4Braxston Cave
5Brian De La Puente
6Ben Clarke
7James Stone
RG1Louis Vasquez
2Todd Herremans
3Jahri Evans
4Paul Fanaika
5Leon Brown
6Garrett Gilkey
7Adam Replogle
8Ronald Patrick
RT1Mike Adams
2Tayo Fabuluje
3Kelvin Palmer
4Lamar Holmes
5Zeth Ramsay
6Patrick Miller
K1Josh Scobee
2Shaun Suisham
3Brandon Bogotay
4Kyle Brindza
5Brad Craddock
6Carey Spear
7Billy Cundiff
8Jaden Oberkrom
9Corey Acosta
10Mike Meyer
11Andrew Furney
12Justin Manton
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