Buccaneers Expected To Cut Tight End This Offseason

Has he played his last game as a Tampa Bay Buccaneer?

Fox Sports' Greg Auman believes so.

Auman reports that it is very possible that tight end Cameron Brate could be cut this offseason. 

The Buccaneers are very tight on cap space right now, and this move would save them $2 million against the salary cap if they parted ways with Brate.

This past season, the thirty-one-year-old caught 20 passes for 174 yards and zero touchdowns over 11 games. He dealt with a scary neck injury as well, causing him to miss time. 

However, while Brate was down with injury, the Bucs were able to get a look at rookie TE Cade Otton who got a chance to start some games and looked good, leading all rookie tight ends in receptions (42) and finishing top-five in yards (391) and touchdowns (two).

Brate has played all nine of his NFL seasons with the Buccaneers, so a departure would be tough for both sides. 
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