The NFL Tampering Period is open and the Buccaneers are already reportedly looking to make moves.
Per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the Bucs are exploring trading guard Shaq Mason with the intent on clearing more cap space. Mason is due $9.6 million this year.
The #Bucs are exploring trade possibilities with guard Shaq Mason, per sources. With a $9.6M cap hit, Mason could become a cap casualty for the cap-strapped Bucs. A quality guard appears ready to enter the market.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 13, 2023
If the Buccaneers are unable to trade Mason, Tom Pelissero is reporting the team will release Mason.
The #Bucs plan to release veteran guard Shaq Mason if they can't trade him in the coming days, per source. Mason is due $8.5 million in the last year of his deal.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 13, 2023