Thursday, May 16, 2013
Contract numbers on Tampa Bay rookies
By Pat Yasinskas
The numbers are in on the four draft picks the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed.
Cornerback Johnthan Banks, a second-round choice, and quarterback Mike Glennon, a third-round pick still remain unsigned. But here’s a look at the deals that have been given to Tampa Bay’s rookies so far:
- Defensive tackle Akeem Spence, a fourth-round pick, received a four-year deal that’s worth $2,644,424. Spence collected a $484,424 signing bonus.
- Defensive end William Gholston, a fourth-round pick got a four-year deal worth $2,560,544. Gholston’s deal included a $400,544 signing bonus.
- Defensive end/linebacker Steve Means, a fifth-round pick, got a $191,752 signing bonus on a four-year deal that’s worth $2,351,752.
- Running back Mike James, a sixth-round pick, got a $103,152 signing bonus and his four-year deal is worth $2,263,152.