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Bucs make more moves on a busy day, cut 2011 TD leader

Chicago Bears v Tampa Bay Buccaneers

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Dezmon Briscoe #89 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers scores a touchdown as Chris Harris #46 of the Chicago Bears tackles during the NFL International Series match between Chicago Bears and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Wembley Stadium on October 23, 2011 in London, England. This is the fifth occasion where a regular season NFL match has been played in London. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

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MDS mentioned the Brian Price trade earlier, but that was just the start of the Buccaneers’ transactions this afternoon.

In somewhat of a surprise move, they cut wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe.

On the surface, that might not seem a shock, since he was a sixth-round pick by the Bengals in 2010. But he also led the Bucs with six touchdowns last year.

The Bucs signed Vincent Jackson in hopes he might lead the way, and with Mike Williams, Arrelious Benn, they think they have a good group of young players.

They also signed linebacker Thomas Williams, who was with the Panthers last year, and released defensive back Devin Holland.

In moves involving guys already on the roster, they activated defensive tackle Amobi Okoye and linebacker Adam Hayward from the active/PUP list, and they will be able to practice tomorrow.