TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released veteran guard Davin Joseph, a mainstay on their offensive line over the past eight seasons.
The 30-year-old Joseph was a first-round draft pick out of Oklahoma in 2006, the 23rd overall selection. He started 99 of 100 games he appeared in with the Bucs, who are coming off a 4-12 finish in 2013.READ MORE: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Received Funding For A High Visibility Enforcement Initiative
New general manager Jason Licht said in a statement it was not an easy decision to part with Joseph, a two-time Pro Bowl selection. The GM added every move the Bucs make leading up to the start of the free agency signing period will be made with “the intention of improving our roster and building towards becoming a championship team.”READ MORE: Polk County School Cafeteria Worker Arrested for Murdering Boyfriend
Joseph was due to earn $6 million next season.MORE NEWS: Man Taken Into Custody After Barricading Himself Inside His Home
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