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Breaking down the Bucs' 53-man roster

Dexter Jackson (John Raoux/AP Photo)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made their final roster cuts on Saturday night. Now they enter Sunday's opener against New Orleans with their final 53. How did the Bucs assemble this roster? Who were the surprise cuts? How will this roster translate into regular-season success? analyzes it all right here.

THE BREAKDOWN: On offense, the Bucs kept one pure center (Jeff Faine), three guards and three tackles. The Bucs also have rookie Jeremy Zuttah listed as an offensive lineman, giving them eight linemen. Zuttah, Dan Buenning and Anthony Davis can all play two positions. With Davin Joseph still out, Zuttah could start on Sunday. But when the core is healthy, it's a unit teeming with flexibility and... Recommended Stories

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