Mark Barron DB STL 5 Months

Barron was traded to the Rams on Tuesday for fourth- and sixth-round picks in 2015, Sports Talk Florida reports.

Barron was a regular starter for Tampa Bay but did not develop into the star the Buccaneers thought he would be, so they decided to let him go and pick up two draft picks for next season. Barron figures to take over as the starting strong safety in St. Louis.

Mark Barron DB STL 6 Months

Barron (stomach) is active for Sunday's game at New Orleans, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

At the very least, IDP owners can trust in Barron to supply tackles, as he's recorded seven or more in all four contests this season, with one fumble recovery to boot.

Mark Barron DB STL 6 Months

Barron (abdomen) is questionable for Sunday's game against New Orleans.

Although he's questionable, Barron seems to have a good chance to play since he practiced in a limited capacity all week. He has at least seven tackles in every game this year.

Mark Barron DB STL 7 Months

Barron recorded seven tackles (five solo) in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

After struggling to make it through a difficult offseason in which he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, Barron appears to be healthy. If he continues to round into form, the third-year safety is capable of posting 100 tackles in a full 16-game slate.

Mark Barron DB STL 7 Months

Barron (knee) isn't listed on the Buccaneers' injury report in advance of Sunday's opener against the Panthers.

Barron's struggles to recover from arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in January were noted, but the strong safety appears healthy heading into Week 1. He'll be attempting to build upon back-to-back 88-tackle campaigns in his first two years in the league.

Mark Barron DB STL 7 Months

Barron sat out the first series of the Buccaneers' third preseason game Saturday due to an unspecified violation of team rules, but played the second series and finished with two tackles, Tampa Bay Times reporter Greg Auman reports.

Barron has struggled to recover from arthroscopic surgery he underwent in January to repair cartilage in his right knee. When healthy, the safety is expected to be one of the Buccaneers' leading play makers in the team's secondary.

Mark Barron DB STL 8 Months

Bucs SS Mark Barron revealed he underwent arthroscopic knee surgery back in January, and still isn't 100 percent.

The procedure was done to repair knee cartilage. Barron should've been fully healthy months ago if it were indeed a routine scope. His Week 1 status is not believed to be in jeopardy, but the Bucs did sign insurance by bringing in Major Wright from Chicago. Barron was a liability in coverage last year.

Mark Barron DB STL Oct 09 '79

Bucs declared SS Mark Barron, FB Lonnie Pryor, SLB Dekoda Watson, LB Ka'Lial Glaud, DE Scott Solomon, DT Matthew Masifilo, and LG Carl Nicks inactive for Week 17 against the Saints.

Barron remains sidelined by a hamstring injury. Keith Tandy will get another start in his place. Watson is battling a groin issue. Nicks continues to be hampered by toe issues.

Mark Barron DB STL Oct 01 '79

Bucs SS Mark Barron (hamstring, questionable) has been downgraded to out for Week 16.

Barron didn't even make the trip to St. Louis after suffering a setback with his hamstring injury last week. Keith Tandy will replace him in the starting lineup. Barron should have a decent chance at returning in Week 17.

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Speaking Tuesday, Bucs coach Greg Schiano said SS Mark Barron's hamstring injury is not serious, and that he should be ready to go for Week 6 against the Eagles.

Barring a setback, Barron shouldn't miss any time. The No. 7 overall pick of the 2012 draft is off to a rough start this season, grading out as just the No. 68 safety in Pro Football Focus' ratings.