The Buccaneers were able to get some cap relief on Wednesday with defensive tackle Beau Allen agreeing to a pay cut PewterReport.com has confirmed following a report on Thursday morning.
#Bucs DT Beau Allen took a $1 million pay cut, in exchange for new guarantees that solidify his spot on the roster. He's now due $4M in 2019.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 14, 2019
Allen, along with former Eagles teammate Vinny Curry, were signed by Tampa prior to the 2018 season with the intent of joining Vita Vea, Gerald McCoy and Jason Pierre-Paul on a revamped defensive line. Curry was released in February saving the team $8 million.
Prior to joining the Buccaneers, Allen was a seventh round draft pick to Philadelphia is 2014. He spent four years with the Eagles, playing in 63 of 64 regular season games on his way to winning the first Super Bowl in the Eagle’s history in 2017.
Allen finished 2018 with eight starts in 14 games played, accumulating 20 total tackles, two tackles for loss, three quarterback hits and no sacks.
– Taylor Jenkins contributed to this report