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Buccaneers Release Mitch Unrein With Failed Physical Designation

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Gerald McCoy (93), William Gholston (92), Mitch Unrein (98) and Vita Via (50), rest between drills during Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice at One Buc Place on May 22, 2018 in Tampa, Fla. MONICA HERNDON | Times

The Buccaneers brought veteran defensive tackle Mitch Unrein in for a physical on Wednesday and was not cleared to resume football activities. Tampa released the veteran with a Failed Physical Destination.

unrein never made to the field of play last year after sustaining a concussion during practice early in training camp. He spent the entire season on Injured Reserve.

The release of Unrein saves Tampa $3.5 million towards the cap, but there could be some injury compensation for the 31-year-old defensive tackle.