The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have inked one of there first draft picks from
the class of 2009. Rick Stroud of the St.Pete Times via his blog Bucs Beat is reporting the Buccaneers & fifth round pick, swing tackle Xavier Fulton have agreed on terms that will lock up the rookie for four years.
While details have not been announced, all rookies will have the following base salaries in 2009. $310,000.00, $385,000.00, $460,000.00 & $535,000.00 based on those numbers and the numbers from the player selected last year in the same spot as Fulton was which would be 155th overall, then by adding 10% to the signing bonus Fulton will be in the neighborhood of around a $195,000.00 signing bonus.
Expected cap numbers
year 1 $358,750.00
year 2 $433,750.00
year 3 $508,750.00
year 4 $583,750.00
Of course this is just all rough number work based on the knowledge of the CBA.