The Buccaneers added three players to their 2008 offseason roster on Tuesday, signing wide receivers Charles Spiller and Taye Biddle, and tight end Keith Heinrich to reserve/future contracts.
Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Biddle and Heinrich spent a significant amount of time during the 2007 season on Tampa Bay's practice squad, although Heinrich also spent 10 weeks on the active roster.
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Biddle originally joined Tampa Bay when the Bucs claimed him off waivers from the Carolina Panthers on Sept. 2. He originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of Mississippi in 2006 and spent time on both the practice squad and active roster in Carolina.
Heinrich (6-6, 255) originally entered the NFL in 2002 as a sixth-round draft pick with the Panthers. He also spent time with Cleveland before joining Tampa Bay's practice squad in 2006. Heinrich notched one special teams tackle in 2007.
Spiller (6-0, 183), an undrafted free agent out of Alcorn State, was one of the players that signed a tryout contract with the Bucs last May. Regarded as a fast receiver, Spiller recorded 131 receptions for 2,917 yards (22.2 avg.) and 23 touchdowns during his four-year collegiate career.
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