first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Bucs traded an undisclosed pick in the 2008 draft for the rights to Plummer, who is considering retirement after losing his starting job with the Broncos last season. Bucs general manager Bruce Allen said he expects Plummer to play again, but would not speculate on whether it would be with Tampa Bay. He also said the Bucs did not acquire the quarterback’s rights with the idea of trading him. The 37-year-old Garcia, who last year led Philadelphia to the playoffs filling in for the injured Donovan McNabb, agreed to terms a day after talking with the Oakland Raiders. Simms, who missed the final 13 games of last season with a ruptured spleen, signed a two-year contract extension in December. He led the Bucs to the playoffs after replacing the injured Brian Griese two years, but was 0-3 as a starter in 2006. center_img TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent quarterback Jeff Garcia and potentially nabbed even more competition for incumbent starter Chris Simms by obtaining the rights to Jake Plummer from Denver on Saturday. Garcia, a three-time Pro Bowl selection who nearly signed with the Bucs as a free agent three years ago, agreed to a two-year deal. last_img read more