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Training Camp Update - Bucs Release Riley

Derrick Brooks

Three hundred and fifteen pound defensive tackle Bernard Riley was released by the Buccaneers Tuesday. It's hard to tell if the rookie from the University of Southern California was a victim of the team's great depth at the position or his slow transition to the next level.

Usually a team doesn't make cuts until the NFL mandated time to do so comes around but coach Jon Gruden doesn't want any dead weight around during camp, certainly not 315 pounds of it. Derrick Brooks is expected to return to the gridiron today after spending the last few days with his sick mother in Pensacola. The heartbeat of the best defense in the league will make his... Recommended Stories