Source: Michael Bennett given tender
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed a first-round tender on restricted free agent Michael Bennett, according to a league source.
The tender would earn the defensive end approximately $2.7 million in 2012. The high tender means the Bucs would receive a first-round draft pick if another team signs Bennett.
Bennett joined the Bucs in 2009 and has gradually grown into a steady player. He started 10 games last season and produced a career-high four sacks.
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