The Buccaneers reportedly tried to trade tight end O.J. Howard after acquiring Rob Gronkowski from the Patriots. New England was thought to be one of the teams interested, but a realistic trade option has yet to surface.
With that the Bucs are said to be comfortable keeping Howard on the roster and eating the nearly $20 million salary cap hit that goes along with it. They want to provide Tom Brady with as many weapons as possible.
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