Tampa Bay Buccaneers Part Ways With Wide Receiver

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making some hard decisions with their roster. The team announced they waived/injured wide receiver Cyril Grayson to make way for recently acquired linebacker Genard Avery early Thursday morning:
Grayson has played in limited snaps so far in his career, but he contributed one of the most memorable plays of the Bucs 2021 season by hauling in a game-winning bomb from Tom Brady in the final seconds of a game against the New York Jets late last year. He was caught up in a bit of a numbers game with the Buccaneers this offseason, likely competing with fellow late-game hero Breshad Perriman for one of the final spots in a crowded receiving room that includes Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Russel Gage, Julio Jones, Scotty Miller, and Tyler Johnson.
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Undrafted out of LSU, Grayson has bounced around since entering the league, initially signing with the Seattle Seahawks and then making brief stops with the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys, and New Orleans Saints. A former All-American track sprinter for the Tigers, Grayson was finally showing signs of promise last season, snagging 10 of his 12 targets for 212 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The Bucs may look to reunite with Grayson later in the year, potentially as a member of the practice squad.

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