If you want to call it the icing on the cake, you can, but as of Thursday, the Bucs finally inked running back Ronald Jones and finalized their 2018 rookie draft class as official Buccaneers.

Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Jones signed a four-year deal worth a total of $7.072-million, which included a signing bonus of $3.223 million.

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3 years ago

I didnt realize second rounders got paid that much. Good for him.

Reply to  nybuccguy
3 years ago

you think 1.77 mil a year is a lot?

Reply to  wnb0395
3 years ago

Yupp. The top 10 get paid like 1rd top 10 like a fraction of their wage

Buc 1976
3 years ago

I hope Barber and Jones have a very good season.

3 years ago

wnbo395, I’m impressed. How much did u make last year.
I was really sitting on pins and needles over this signing.

3 years ago

Professional athletes get paid well. So well, I wonder why they haven’t made a difference in their communities. Instead of protesting this or that, be thankful you aren’t in Cuba, getting paid nothing. Our system, our way of life, the sacrifices others have made to give athletes this opportunity to be wealthy beyond imagination is the source of their wealth. Nationwide there were about 300 blacks shot and killed by police. How many were justified? Who knows? But we do know, the murder rate among black on black is about 35/100,000. (Missouri is 60/100,00! Holy shit!) So, if there are,… Read more »