Cap Casualties On Jason Licht’s Radar

March 3rd, 2015

What do you mean you don’t remember Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht talking about scoring salary “cap casualties” from other teams?

How you could you forget such a thing?

Right after the end of the miserable 2014 season, Licht hopped on the Buccaneers Radio network and explained Tampa Bay already had identified players who could be cap castoffs that might benefit the Bucs.

“We think we could maybe swoop in on and get a bargain, per se, or mix good value sense-wise for us to sign and upgrade our team,” Licht said. “We’ve got some holes on our roster that we can upgrade. We are going to be active in all those different areas, but we are going to be wiser about it.”

Patience is the best translation for Licht saying “we are going to be wiser about it.”

Take recently cut almost iconic Eagles right guard/right tackle Todd Herremans. Joe wrote about Licht potentially targeting him two months ago.

He could be an ideal cap casualty kind of guy, especially since he has been a successful starter at right tackle and right guard. The Bucs, for example, could express their interest in Herremans but without pressure, and let Herremans test the market out. If the Bucs are sure he’s healthy and willing to accept a modest salary, then maybe an offer comes.

The national buzz has Herremans reuniting with Andy Reid in Philadelphia. Who knows?

Regardless, with the free agency bell ringing in seven short days, Joe wanted Bucs fans to remember Licht already has talked about targeting cap casualties.

10 Responses to “Cap Casualties On Jason Licht’s Radar”

  1. BucFanInArkansas Says:

    The Chiefs are going to be really disappointed if Herremans reunites with Ried in any city other than Kansas City.

  2. LUVMYBUCS Says:

    There you go name chasing again…

    Todd Herremans (Age 32.141)

    • 2012- 8 out of 16
    • 2013-16 out of 16
    • 2014- 8 out of 16

    C’mon brotha got LUV for U and all that U do. But Ur turing into the reigning Groupie (JK)

    Dude broke down Joe—2 paraphrase sum sh*t you said a while back…..”IF CHIP DOESN”T WANT HIM …WHY SHOULD WE”

    2 clarify…I’m not attacking U…Just shooting the sh*t

  3. Keith Says:

    @LUVMYBUCS — Joe didn’t say go sign Herremens. Some of you clowns would prefer the Bucs have no competition or depth on the roster.

  4. Jerseybuc Says:

    He doesn’t fit in Chip’s system where the linemen have to fly down the field, play more downs than most teams do, and at a faster pace. Chip needs younger athletic linemen. Licht seems to be saying by being “wiser” probably targeting players who are more established, rather than trying to project guys like Collins who was a P/T player in Cincy. Wouldn’t mind him at RT for next few years, but LUVMYBUCS has a point on his ability to stay on the field.

  5. scott Says:

    Id rather take Justin Blalock. Better and more familiar with Koetter

  6. INDYbucsfan Says:

    If the price is right.

  7. LUVMYBUCS Says:


    Only way you have healthy competition— is when both parties can stay in the field of play—and compete. Stop Co-signing Joe’s broken down retreads…lol

    IMO rebuild the online through the draft.

  8. Brian D Says:

    Trent Cole!

  9. JFF Says:

    Herremans is expired garbage. We have better OL competition on the roster already.

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