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Bucs’ release C Mahan, sign G Marcus Johnson

by Roland Johnson on September 2, 2009

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed G

Bucs cut veteran center ASean Mahan

Bucs cut veteran center ASean Mahan

Marcus Johnson and released C Sean Mahan.

Johnson originally entered the league as a second-round selection (49th overall) of the Minnesota Vikings in the 2005 NFL Draft. He played in 47 games with 18 starts for the Vikings from 2005-08 before signing with the Raiders this past offseason. Johnson was released by the Raiders on August 31, 2009.

Mahan was re-acquired by the Buccaneers in a 2008 preseason trade with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He originally entered the league as a fifth-round selection (168th overall) of the Buccaneers in the 2003 NFL Draft. He spent five seasons with Tampa Bay (2003-2006 and 2008) and one season with Pittsburgh (2007), appearing in 88 games with 52 starts.

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