Transactions notebook: Bucs re-sign
Minter, add Haeg
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[March 21, 2020]
Veteran linebacker Kevin Minter is remaining with the Tampa
Bay Buccaneers on a one-year deal, ESPN reported Friday.
The 29-year-old Minter had 34 tackles in 16 games (two starts) last
season in his second season with Tampa Bay. He has 299 career
tackles in 91 career games (46 starts) with the Arizona Cardinals
(2013-16), Cincinnati Bengals (2017) and Buccaneers.
Tampa Bay signed offensive lineman Joe Haeg on a one-year, $2.3
million deal with a chance for him to earn $3.3 million, according
to multiple reports. Haeg played in 16 games as a reserve last
season for the Indianapolis Colts after starting 35 of 39 games
played over his first three seasons with the team.
--The New York Jets re-signed linebacker Neville Hewitt to a
reported one-year, $2 million deal, and also brought back cornerback
Arthur Maulet on a one-year deal.
Hewett recorded career highs of 75 tackles, three sacks and two
interceptions in 12 games (all starts) last season and has 218
stops, 5.5 sacks and three picks in 66 career games (23 starts) over
five seasons with the Miami Dolphins (2015-17) and Jets. Maulet had
38 tackles and one interception in 12 games (six starts) after
previously playing for the New Orleans Saints (2017-18) and
Indianapolis Colts (2018).
--The Denver Broncos traded fullback Andy Janovich to the Cleveland
Browns for a seventh-round pick in 2021.
Janovich rushed for 51 yards and three touchdowns and caught 22
passes for 233 yards and one score in 50 games (19 starts) in four
NFL seasons with Denver.
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offensive guard Joe Haeg (73) during player introductions prior to
the game against the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory
Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
--The Carolina Panthers announced the signing of receiver/returner
Pharoh Cooper to a one-year contract. Cooper played in one game for
the Cincinnati Bengals last season before later catching 25 passes
for 243 yards and one touchdown in 12 games for the Arizona
Cardinals and averaging 22.4 yards on kickoffs and 7.6 on punts.
--The Colts reportedly re-signed backup offensive lineman Le'Raven
Clark, who didn't see any action last season. Clark started 12 of 35
games played for the Colts from 2016-18.
--The Chicago Bears re-signed safety Deon Bush to a one-year, $1.4
million deal, according to ESPN. Bush had 44 tackles in 54 games
(eight starts) in four seasons with the Bears.
--The Houston Texans re-signed offensive tackle Roderick Johnson to
a one-year, $1.75 million deal, according to ESPN. Johnson started
three of 16 games last season.
--Field Level Media
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