The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday announced that they have re-signed defensive end Larry English and waived defensive end Steven Means. English will wear No. 57.
Means was a fifth-round draft pick out of Buffalo in 2013 and played in 11 games over the last two seasons, notching just nine tackles. Means was part of the defensive line rotation on Sunday against Carolina that managed just one sack of Panthers backup quarterback Derek Anderson.
The team also announced that cornerback C.J. Wilson has been signed to the practice squad. Wilson (5-11, 187) entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Chicago Bears in 2013, playing in two games with the team last season. He spent this offseason and preseason with Chicago, before being waived in the team’s final cuts. Wilson played collegiately at North Carolina State and will wear No. 41 for the Buccaneers.
Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for PewterReport.com since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, surfing and family time at the beach. In addition, Cook can be found in front of a television or in Doak Campbell any time the FSU Seminoles are playing. Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at email@example.com
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