The reshuffling of the roster continued this week with the Buccaneers announcing Friday they have signed for Rutgers and Rams DT Gary Gibson. Gibson will be entering his seventh season in the league.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially announced today that they signed DT Gary Gibson to a two-year contract. Gibson played his college football for Greg Schiano at Rutgers from 2001-2004.
Gibson will enter his seventh season in the NFL after playing the previous three with the St. Louis Rams. He has played in 49 career games with 22 starts, recording 79 tackles and 3.0 sacks. This past season, Gibson played in all 16 games for the Rams, starting one, and finished with 25 tackles and 3.0 sacks. Gibson originally entered the league with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2005 and also spent two seasons with the Carolina Panthers.
Gibson joins former Chicago Bear Amobi Okoye as offseason additions to the defensive line. Tampa Bay struggled with injury and depth issues across the line last season, with injuries costing Gerald McCoy, Brian Price, Albert Haynesworth and Michael Bennett playing time at some point in 2011.
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