|Bucs release Crockett, put Jones on IR|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 24 October 2007 12:17|
Crockett was signed on Oct. 10 to bolster the tailback position following injuries to Carnell ``Cadillac'' Williams and Michael Pittman. He appeared in two games and carried once for no gain during last Sunday's 23-16 loss at Detroit.
Jones, a reserve receiver, tore the patellar tendon in his left knee returning a kickoff against the Lions.
The loss of Jones, as well as a right ankle sprain that could sideline Michael Clayton beyond this week, created a need for a receiver, which the Bucs filled by promoting Chad Lucas from the practice squad.
The team also signed fullback Byron Storer to replace Crockett. Receiver Derrick Hamilton and tackle Dennis Roland were signed to the practice squad.