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Buccaneers Re-Sign DE Crowder To Two-Year Deal

by Staff Report on August 5, 2011

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have re-signed DE Tim Crowder to a two-year contract. The team also announced they signed free agent QB Jonathan Crompton and undrafted free agent K Jacob Rogers (Cincinnati) and waived T Quintin Borders, K Josh Jasper and DT Doug Worthington.

Crowder, a fifth-year veteran who has played the past two seasons with Tampa Bay, has appeared in 50 games with 14 starts, totaling 115 tackles, 10.5 sacks, six passes defensed, two forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. Last season, Crowder started in a career-high nine games for the Buccaneers, finishing tied for third on the team with three sacks, along with 42 tackles. Crowder originally entered the league as a second-round selection (56th overall) by the Denver Broncos in the 2007 NFL Draft.

Crompton joins the Buccaneers after spending last season on both the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots practice squads. He was originally drafted in the fifth-round (168th overall) by the Chargers in the 2010 NFL Draft out of the University of Tennessee.

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