Bucs Release RB Derrick Ward

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut RB Derrick Ward, just 18 months after making him a big free-agent acquisition.

Ward rushed for just 419 yards last season in Tampa, one year after collecting 1,025 yards for New York.

Bucs head coach Raheem Morris had expressed displeasure with Ward earlier this month when he said the running back's poor performance was the result of bad conditioning.

Fantasy Impact: 

RB Kareem Huggins will back up Cadillac Williams and will be moving up in the next rankings update.

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