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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they have traded defensive tackle Brian Price to the Chicago Bears for an undisclosed 2013 draft pick.
On the field, Price has had plenty of problems during his first two seasons in the NFL. Selected as the third pick in the second round (35th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft, Price missed the final 11 games of the regular season after being placed on Injured Reserve with a pelvic injury.
The 6-1, 303-pound defensive tackle was also as also banished from the sideline last season during Week 13 against the Carolina Panthers. Price shoved one of the Panthers’ offensive linemen well after the end of a third-quarter play in which Cam Newton was sacked for a four-yard loss.
Not only did the mistake make matters worse for the Buccaneers, as the 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness negated what would have been a third-and-long situation and led to a Panthers’ first-down, but the team also drove down the field to...