Buccaneers add DE Jeff Charleston to roster

Associated Press  |  Last updated September 26, 2012

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: Jeff Charleston #97 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after a play against the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLIV on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed defensive end Jeff Charleston to fill a roster spot that opened when Adrian Clayborn was placed on injured reserve. Clayborn is out for the season after hurting his right knee during last Sunday's 16-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Charleston practiced with the team for the first time on Wednesday. Charleston is a sixth-year pro who spent four seasons with the New Orleans Saints after playing with the Indianapolis Colts as a rookie in 2007. He has appeared in 65 games with four starts and has eight career sacks. Coach Greg Schiano said Wednesday that third-year pro Daniel Te'o-Nesheim will move into Clayborn's starting right end position.
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