Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas
TAMPA, Fla. -- Some of you had been asking through the mailbag recently if that huge portrait of Jeff Garcia was off the wall of Raymond James Stadium yet.
It is now. I just made a loop around the stadium as I went to lunch (note to self: add two miles to the expense report) and Garcia's gone. So are Derrick Brooks, Joey Galloway, Warrick Dunn and all the ghosts of Buccaneers past. Heck, even some of the current Bucs had their portraits taken down because those walls are now bare.
I'm sure there will be new decorations of current players (Josh Freeman perhaps?) coming soon. Speaking of Bucs and portraits or posters, there's a billboard ad just South of the stadium for season tickets. It's got a huge picture of linebacker Barrett Ruud.
He hasn't been showing up for workouts and reportedly wants a new contract. That billboard gives him a little more ammunition in his negotiations with a team that's looking for faces for its franchise.