Bucs sign Tynes; Barth out for '13

Updated: July 18, 2013, 4:30 PM ET
By Pat Yasinskas | ESPN.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth will miss the upcoming season after tearing his right Achilles tendon while playing in a charity basketball game last week, the team announced Wednesday. The Buccaneers quickly signed veteran Lawrence Tynes to replace him.

Barth, 27, will be placed on the reserve/non-football injury list. He had surgery Monday and will spend the season rehabilitating.

"We are disappointed to lose a productive player like Connor but are very fortunate ...

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