Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Smith wins award, Bucs make roster moves
By Pat Yasinskas
Posted by ESPN.com’s Pat Yasinskas
Several small notes on the Buccaneers on Wednesday morning.
First off, return man Clifton Smith has been named the NFC’s special teams player of the week. Smith had an 83-yard touchdown to spark Tampa Bay’s comeback against Green Bay. He finished with a 53.5-yard average on two kickoff returns and a 13.5-yard average on four punt returns. Smith also made three tackles on special teams.
In other news, the Bucs placed safety Will Allen and linebacker Rod Wilson on injured reserve. To fill their roster spots, the Bucs signed linebacker Matt McCoy and promoted cornerback Derrick Roberson from the practice squad. The Bucs also signed safety Emanuel Cook to the practice squad.