Free agency has yet to arrive, and even the scouting combine is still a couple of weeks away, but that hasn't stopped NFL teams from trimming the fat. Catch up with the latest notable cuts.
million salary-cap hit in 2017. Verner was scheduled to count as the fifth ..... makes fiscal and football sense after Verner lost out on a starting spot in the ..... campaign in which he was benched, Verner started three games last season and
Los Angeles Rams: Well-respected by the organization, Kendricks' production doesn't match his salary. 8) Alterraun Verner , CB, 9) George Johnson , DE and 10) Evan Smith , C, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: These are three free agency ghosts
San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon picks up a first down with a 17-yard reception.
Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham (88) runs after a catch as Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner (21) and strong safety Chris Conte (23) defends in the second half, Sunday, Nov. 27th, 2016 in Tampa, Fla. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won 15-4. (Logan Bowles/NFL)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner (21) is stopped by Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) after Verner intercepted a pass by Russell Wilson during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is picked off by Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner and Verner reacts emotionally because his father passed away recently.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner got emotional after a first-half interception. Verner 's father passed away Friday ..... after the passing of a loved one. Verner lost his starting gig early in
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Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson finds wide receiver Jermaine Kearse for 18 yards to convert a fourth down.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith hits wide receiver Tyreek Hill for 42 yards.
Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson (31) stiff arms Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner (21) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
coaches labeled him a co-starter with Brent Grimes and Alterraun Verner . With an improved front, the Bucs' defense has the ..... passing game battle between Matt Ryan and the Grimes- Verner -Hargreaves trio will be pivotal in Week 1. Say what
Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan finds wide receiver Julio Jones up the middle for a 19-yard gain.
4.1 percent of his catches in 2015. Julio Jones has a cakewalk matchup against the Buccaneers defensive backs. Alterraun Verner allowed a catch rate over 65 percent, per Next Gen Stats, and Vernon Hargreaves is a sub six-foot tall rookie
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Alterraun Verner (21) breaks up a pass intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Maurice Harris (13) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Washington Redskins running back Robert Kelly (22) slips between Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence (57) and cornerback Alterraun Verner (21) during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
got him. He's doing what he's supposed to do." Hargreaves began the season behind veterans Brent Grimes and Alterraun Verner on the depth chart but is pushing for more playing time. Lovie Smith's tenure in Tampa ended in part because his
Grimes and using the No. 11 overall draft pick on Vernon Hargreaves , the Bucs now go four-deep at cornerback (with Alterraun Verner and Johnthan Banks already in place). That quartet smothered the Eagles ' wideouts in the preseason opener , utterly
s true," Koetter said. "But you know, I knew who Gerald McCoy was, I knew who Lavonte David was, I knew who Alterraun Verner was. In OTAs, I sat in on defensive installs -- I learned a lot. I sat in on all the special teams installs
shaky résumé in free agency. 2) Alterraun Verner , CB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Once a metrics darling, Verner couldn't even keep his starting ..... fold, the Bucs could move on from Verner two years after handing him a four
reasons for confidence. "With Gerald (McCoy), you've got Kwon, you've got Bradley McDougald , you've got Alterraun ( Verner ), Brent (Grimes), Robert Ayers , Clint (McDonald), that's the attitude we want to have," he said
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will shake out. The team also added Brent Grimes and Josh Robinson to the mix this offseason, and they still have Alterraun Verner and former second round pick Johnthan Banks from the old Bucs regime. While Tampa still needs help at safety, it
following the drafting of fourth-round pick Malcolm Mitchell (Dobson will still always have "The Catch"). 19. Alterraun Verner , Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback: The big-ticket free agent could be out of a job after the Bucs added No. 9