Buccaneers declared DT Da'Quan Bowers, OLs Kadeem Edwards, Kevin Pamphile and Rishaw Johnson, DE William Gholston, CB Rashaan Melvin, and S Bradley McDougald inactive for Week 1 against the Panthers.
Bucs DL Da'Quan Bowers is in danger of getting cut.
Bucs fourth-year DL Da'Quan Bowers said he let ex-coach Greg Schiano break him down mentally and now knows he needs to step his game up to make the 53-man roster.
The Bucs are trying to transition fourth-year DL Da'Quan Bowers into an end-tackle hybrid.
Bucs GM Jason Licht confirmed 2011 second-round pick Da'Quan Bowers is on thin ice in Tampa Bay.
Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers showed up to offseason workouts out of shape for the second year in a row.
Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers sat out pre-draft minicamp due to the knee injury that cut his 2013 season short.
Coach Lovie Smith reiterated that DE Da'Quan Bowers should excel in the Bucs' new defense.
The Lovie Smith coaching staff has insisted it still has high hopes for DE Da'Quan Bowers.
Bucs DC Bill Sheridan hinted DE Da'Quan Bowers (injured reserve) will undergo knee surgery.
Bucs placed DE Da'Quan Bowers (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers (concussion) is practicing in full for Week 12.
Bucs DE Da'Quan Bowers has been diagnosed with a concussion.
Bucs LE Da'Quan Bowers has fallen behind Daniel Te'o-Nesheim on the depth chart.