TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released receiver Andre Hastings on Wednesday and moved receiver Frank Murphy from the practice squad to the active roster.

Hastings, an eight-year veteran who has 266 career receptions, signed with Tampa Bay on Aug. 3. He appeared in three games for the Bucs, returning five punts for 50 yards. He did not catch a pass.

Murphy was added to the practice squad after being released by Chicago on Aug. 27. To fill his spot on the practice squad, the Bucs signed safety Lamar Marshall.