By Kevin Patra
Across the NFL Creator
March 15, 2019 at 02:35 p.m.
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers boosted their defensive entrance with a sneaky lawful signing.
The Bucs agreed to phrases with outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett, the personnel announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources educated, that it’s a one-one year deal price $5 million.
Barrett spent 5 years in Denver after going undrafted in 2014. He done the past four seasons as a rotational rusher in the lend a hand of Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware and then Bradley Chubb ultimate season.
The 26-one year-regular offered pop in restricted alternatives in Denver and earned extra taking half in time. The numbers don’t soar off the page — 14 sacks, 111 tackles the past four years — but Barrett brings size, burst and flexibility to Tampa. The Broncos pale Barrett as an edge rusher who might per chance well also lift one-on-one matchups, but he furthermore stuffs the flee successfully and can dash interior in obvious formations.
As the Bucs shift to a 3-4 protection below Todd Bowles, Barrett might per chance well also compete for a starting gig and can enjoy to garner extra snaps than he did in Denver. With additional taking half in time, Barrett might per chance well also bust out and label to be one amongst the larger bargains of free company.