There is only so much slack for some of the veteran Buccaneers
Tanner Hudson has likely played his last regular-season snaps for the Buccaneers. This is a sad end to an inspiring story after making the team two years ago, but Hudson is not having a great camp, and the patience for the veteran tight end is wearing thin.
Several seasons ago, Hudson looked like a scrappier, less refined version of Cameron Brate. Hudson was great in the preseason and looked good as a receiver, and much like Brate, the Bucs were able to overlook some less than stellar blocking.
Hudson made the roster, but he has never done too much with the opportunity he was given, and now, he looks like the odd man out. With five career receptions during the regular season and a weak 2021 training camp, Hudson will have to be one of the best pass-catchers in the league during the coming weeks if he wants to keep his job.
The Buccaneers already have one of the best and deepest tight end rooms in the league, so getting on the bad side of the coaching staff by taking steps back in several key areas is not the best path forward for a player that is trying to make the roster as an underdog.
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