The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced on Tuesday that they have signed safety Shelton Johnson to the practice squad.
Johnson (6-0, 195) originally entered the league as a college free agent with the Oakland Raiders last season. He spent the first 13 weeks of the 2013 season on the Raiders’ practice squad, before being promoted to the active roster for the final four games of the season, where he notched one tackle, one fumble recovery and three special teams tackles. Johnson, who played collegiately at Wisconsin, spent this past offseason with Oakland before being released on August 14. He will wear No. 26 for Tampa Bay.
Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for PewterReport.com since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, surfing and family time at the beach. In addition, Cook can be found in front of a television or in Doak Campbell any time the FSU Seminoles are playing. Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at [email protected]
And now we have our full contingent of ten Practice Squad players. I’m so excited!
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