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Ronde Barber has decided to forgo retirement and play another season of professional football.
Although the 15-year veteran was recently unsure about his future, he and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed on a one-year deal, FOXSports.com has learned.
Barber, who started all 16 games in 2011, had several meetings during the offseason with new head coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik. The Bucs told Barber they'd love to have him back but left the decision to him.
Barber, 36, has the longest active streak in the NFL of consecutive starts (199).
The Buccaneers have been an active player in free agency, signing wide receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks to deals last week.
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The Iron Man is will show his mettle for at least one more year.
Ronde Barber, a fixture of the Tampa Bay Bucs secondary since the late 1990s, will return for his 16th season, the club announced Wednesday. Thats good news for a secondary that was burned for a league-worst 30 touchdowns last year.
The 36-year-old cornerback currently holds the longest active streak for starts in...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed veteran cornerback Ronde Barber to a one-year contract.
The deal will bring back Barber for a 16th season with the Buccaneers.
Barber, who will turn 37 next month, has started 199 consecutive games - the longest active streak in the NFL.
He finished last season with 79 tackles, three interceptions and one sack before breaking a bone in his arm...
Recently some previous notes revealed what some people close to the Buccaneers organization said were top priorities of the 2012 offseason. Within the first 24 hours of the opening of free agency, the Buccaneers cleared half the list, and since have addressed a third position.Cornerback - Added Eric Wright, free agent from the Detroit LionsOffensive Line - Added Carl Nicks, all-pro...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib is facing felony gun charges in Texas, stemming from an incident last March. Talib was supposed to head to trail later this month on March 26, but it has been revealed that his trial has now been pushed back to April 16. The trial is expected to last three to four days but the Buccaneers organization cannot afford for his trial to be...
APNewsNow. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free agent tackle Jamon Meredith to a two-year contract.
Tampa Bay also has released defensive ends Tim Crowder and Nick Reed.
Meredith enters his NFL season, but has played in only 17 games, starting four. He was with Pittsburgh last season.
Crowder has spent the past three seasons with the Buccaneers, playing in 41 games with 13...
The San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement with free agent quarterback Josh Johnson.The San Francisco Chronicle, citing a league source, reported the deal was for two years.The 25-year-old Johnson has spent the past three seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, seeing extensive action in only one game last season.A fifth-round draft pick out of San Diego in 2008, Johnson saw...
According to FOX Sports analyst Jay Glazer, veteran CB Ronde Barber will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for yet one more season. Tampa Bay Buccaneers faithful on the surface will love this news, but Barber is not the player he once was. Tampa is currently trying to juggle their defensive backfield with CB Aqib Talib facing possible jail time or at least, a league...
The Bucs will be entering the 2012 season with an additional offensive powerhouse who could be the aid they need to succeed. I mean, I wouldn't exactly say they are now Super Bowl material, but hopefully it will be a step in the right direction. With Vincent Jackson, their receiving core will be looking a little intimidating. They will have Jackson teaming up with Mike Williams...
According Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, veteran cornerback Ronde Barber has decided to hold off on retiring and has told the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that he plans on coming back for another season.
Barber will be turning 37 years-old next month and still had a very good season in 2011, after recording 79 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble and 3 interceptions.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson has a visit scheduled with the Washington Redskins on Wednesday. This will be the first visit for Johnson of this free agency period. Washington has executed a trade with the St. Louis Rams in order to move into the second overall selection in next month’s draft and the team has signed Rex Grossman for another year. Washington...