Buccaneers Cut Rookie CB Chris Wilcox, Herb Miller

The Buccaneers have solidified their outside cornerback depth after releasing two players at the position.
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The more Buccaneers cut have surfaced on Tuesday morning: Tampa Bay is waiving cornerbacks Chris Wilcox and Herb Miller, according to Greg Auman of The Athletic.

Wilcox, a BYU product, was Tampa Bay's first of two seventh-round picks in the 2021 NFL Draft. Wilcox played 115 total snaps including 72 at outside cornerback, recording four tackles but not making a play on the ball this preseason.

Miller went undrafted a year ago spent time between the Buccaneers practice squad and active roster in 2020. He memorably intercepted a pass against the Detroit Lions late in the season and finished the year with five tackles and a pass breakup to go with his pick.

Wilcox and Miller's releases clear a path for offseason signee Dee Delaney to make the Buccaneers roster after he impressed defensively and on special teams throughout the preseason, with two interceptions (and a third that was called off), nine tackles, and three pass breakups. 

The NFL's 53-man roster deadline is Tuesday afternoon at 4 P.M. ET. Including players on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the Buccaneers' roster now stands at 67 players.

Other players released/waived: WRs Jaydon Mickens and Travis Jonsen, TEs Tanner Hudson, Codey McElroy and Jerell Adams, OT Jake Benzinger, DL Kobe Smith, OLB Elijah Ponder, ILB Joe Jones, CB Antonio Hamilton, S Javon Hagan

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