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July 13, 2010 @ 4:44 am
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Report: Vincent Deal Less Than Initially Reported

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided not to make a big splash in free agency this year. The organization has kept to its plan of rebuilding the team through the draft by acquiring young talent. While the team did not go after any big names, they did sign SS Sean Jones and acquired WR Reggie Brown via trade. Last week though, the team made another low-key acquisition when they signed guard Keydrick Vincent. The deal was originally said to be a two-year deal worth $4.5 million. It turns out however, that the signing is more cost efficient for the Bucs.

Reported initially as a two-year, $4.5 million contract, the base value of the deal is actually two years and $2 million, per a league source with access to the numbers.  Specifically, Vincent gets $1 million in non-guaranteed base salary in 2010 and 2011.

He's also eligible for up to $1.25 million in incentives each year.

Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Mike Florio

PewterReport.com's Take: Smart move by general manager Mark Dominik in signing Vincent. It's a great move because not only is it a low risk signing with Vincent only making $1 million in non-guaranteed salary, but it also provides much needed competition for guard Jeremy Zuttah. Zuttah has had a rough offseason thus far and has been tabbed as PewterReport's Most Disappointing Player heading into training camp. The 6-foot-5, 325-pound Vincent's strength is running blocking and that is one of Zuttah's major weaknesses. If Vincent can win the starting job he is eligible to earn an additional $1.25 million via incentives.  That would be considered a bargain if he can help improve the Bucs' offensive line troubles. If not, then at least Zuttah is pushed to perform better and that will only help him and the team in the long run.


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