This one boils down to connections. Rodgers, 26, played under Bucs coach Dirk Koetter in Atlanta, where he piled up 1,116 yards rushing at 3.7 yards per carry from 2011 to 2014. During that span, he also caught 155 passes for 1,104 yards, doing most of that work as a change-of-pace man on third down.
Rodgers spent last season with the Bears and doesn't loom as a player set for much of a workload in Tampa. He could see snaps as a return man, but the Bucs have their workload set with Martin and Sims leading the way.
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