One of last season’s free agent acquisitions is no longer a Buccaneer.
According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Bucs have released defensive tackle Mitch Unrein who recently failed a physical.
Unrein was hurt during the first week of training camp, suffering a concussion, and was never able to return to the field.
The #Bucs have informed DT Mitch Unrein he will be released/failed physical.
— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) March 13, 2019
Unrein was originally signed by Denver as an undrafted free agent before spending four seasons with the Broncos. In 2015 Unrein signed with the Chargers before being cut after two games and spending the remainder of the season, and the next two years, with the Chicago Bears.
Prior to the 2018 season Tampa signed Unrein to a three-year, $10.5 million contract, however a concussion sustained during training camp would lead him to the injured reserve and he would never touch the field for the Bucs.
The release of Unrein frees $3.75 million in cap space with no dead cap.