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March 2, 2005 @ 10:42 am
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Bucs Sign K Bryant

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Jim Flynn

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former New York Giants kicker Matt Bryant Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bryant, who has made 40 of 50 (80 percent) career field goal attempts during his three-year career, joins kickers Jay Taylor and Todd France on Tampa Bay's roster.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former New York Giants kicker Matt Bryant Wednesday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bryant, who entering his fourth season in the NFL, has made 40 of 50 (80 percent) career field goal attempts. He's also drilled 59 of 61 career extra point tries.

Bryant has played 31 regular season games in the NFL, spending time with the New York Giants (2002-03), Indianapolis Colts (2004) and Miami Dolphins (2004).

He is 9-of-12 on field goal attempts from 40 yards or beyond and has a career-long of 47.

Jay Taylor, who made 4-of-5 field goal attempts after replacing Martin Gramatica last season, and Todd France will compete with Bryant for the Bucs' kicking job next season.

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