4 Bucs players who don't deserve to return next season, and 2 who do

Let's look ahead to the Bucs' 2024 free agent class.

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Linebacker Devin White should be shown the door

So much for the trade demand he made earlier this year. Linebacker Devin White has done nothing to make 31 other teams want to sign him. If you were to ask Pro Football Focus, White has graded out as the second-to-worst player at his position in all of football this season (81 of 82). He's been that bad.

Against the run, he's been a ghost; completely non-existent. He's missed almost 10 percent of his tackles, allowed over 73 percent of targets to be completed his direction and has been credited with exactly zero pass breakups on the year. For a guy who thought he was worth top dollar, he's playing his way into a Dollar General type of offer in 2024.

Running back Ke'Shawn Vaughn shouldn't be back next season

Is it finally time to be done with the Ke'Shawn Vaughn experiment? Are we done, yet? This guy has shown no reason why he should even be partially featured on offense or on special teams as a pro. Chalk it up as a whiff on draft day and move on. Both Edmonds and Vaughn need to go, and this room needs to be build back up around White going forward. Find a short yardage back, improve the offensive line and move on.