The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and first-round pick defensive end Adrian Clayborn have just finalized a deal, according to Adam Schefter, of ESPN.com. Clayborn becomes the first, 1st-round pick to sign under new labor agreement. Clayborn is expected to step in as the teams starting right defensive end. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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The Bucs have also signed third-round draft pick Mason Foster, a linebacker from Washington, and seventh-round pick Daniel Hardy, a tight end from Idaho, to a pair of four-year deals.
That leaves second-round pick Da’Quan Bowers, fourth-round pick TE Luke Stocker, fifth-round pick Ahmad Black, sixth-round pick RB Allen Bradford and seventh-round pick CB Anthony Gaitor unsigned.
General manager Mark Dominik and the teams new capologist Mike Greenberg have lapped the rest of the NFL as they have three of their eight draft picks under contract.