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Carter, Spires are gone. What does it mean?

Kevin Carter (right) (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' release of Kevin Carter and Greg Spires on Wednesday was a stunning move for a team already $35 million under the salary cap. How much did the Bucs save? What will they do with the money? What could they be planning? asked our NFL expert, Adam Caplan, and put our own staff to work trying to figure it out.

The announcement, as it often does from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, came via press release. The Bucs released DE/DT Kevin Carter and DE Greg Spires on Wednesday. Between them they've played in the NFL 23 years. They've won Super Bowls. They've been to Pro Bowls. It's hard to determine why the Bucs made the move, but it likely comes down to age. Both players are entering their mid-30s and are... Recommended Stories

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