On Monday, the Bucs signed 5 free brokers to their roster. Broad receivers Travis Jonsen, Vyncint Smith and Austin Watkins had been added to the receiver room. In the meantime, punter Sterling Hofrichter and deal with Jonathan Hubbard will even get the chance to compete for jobs.
Jonsen spent every of the previous two offseasons with the Bucs, impressing coaches. Up to now, head coach Bruce Arians has even in contrast his talent set to Chris Godwin’s. Jonsen was launched earlier this season, however can have one other shot in Tampa Bay this spring. Jonsen has additionally served because the Bucs scout workforce quarterback, impersonating cellular sign callers. He’s impressed in previous camps, however completed little or no in preseason motion.
Hofrichter punted for the Bucs this previous season, showing in two video games. The Bucs went again to Bradley Pinion following a short damage, however Hofrichter impressed the coaches. Given Pinion’s struggles, Hofrichter might compete for the punting job this offseason.
Hubbard was in camp with the Bucs this previous season, however didn’t make the ultimate roster. He’ll compete with a number of different gamers for depth offensive line spots. Tampa Bay labored Smith out nearly two weeks in the past, impressed by the speedster’s athleticism. In the meantime, Watkins hails from the 49ers follow squad. He’ll have his first stint in Tampa Bay this offseason.