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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed seventh-round running back Michael Smith and seventh-round tight end Drake Dunsmore to four-year contracts. As a senior at Utah State, Smith rushed for 870 yards and nine touchdowns last season in a backup role. A versatile player capable of lining up at fullback, H-back or tight end, Dunsmore caught 143 passes for 1,567 yards and 14 touchdowns at Northwestern. The Buccaneers now have five remaining unsigned draft picks. Source: Scout.com
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed seventh-round draft picks Drake Dunsmore and Michael Smith to four-year contracts.
Dunsmore is a tight end out of Northwestern selected No. 233 overall. Smith is a running back from Utah State who was the 212th pick.
The Bucs also signed veteran free agent cornerback Derrick Roberson and defensive end Hilee Taylor on Monday...
Greg Schiano is preparing to embark on his rookie season in the NFL. In order to east the transition, he is surrounding himself with some familiar faces, seven to be exact as the Buccaneers continue to add former Rutgers players to their roster. On Tuesday, it was announced that former New England Patriots WR Tiquan Underwood would be joining the Buccaneers.
Underwood was a four...
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This was a potential franchise changing draft for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They made the wise decision to move back in the 1st round, which allowed them to acquire the picks necessary to move back up in the late 1st and come away with a huge haul on day one of the draft.
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Eric LeGrand, the newest member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shows off his jersey which he says is “coming to stores soon.“
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed 13 players that auditioned at minicamp, releasing a dozen more. Tampa Bay signed veteran cornerback Derrick Roberson and defensive end Hilee Taylor in addition to the following rookies: LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson, Arkansas running back De'Anthony Curtis, Nebraska offensive tackle Jermarcus Hendricks, Wagner defensive end Quintin Anderson...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed their seventh-round draft picks, running back Michael Smith and tight end Drake Dunsmore. Smith rushed for 870 yards as a senior at Utah State last season. Dunsmore was a "super back" at Northwestern, lining up across the formation -- at fullback, H-back and in motion as a flexed tight end -- in the Wildcats' passing offense. He caught...