Griese Not Present At Start Of Minicamp

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Brian Griese was not on the field at the start of the team’s minicamp. Griese was negotiating his release at one point earlier this offseason and is not a part of the team’s plans for 2009. Griese’s absence from the minicamp should come as no surprise as the Buccaneers have been trying to trade him since before the NFL Draft.