Bucs Ink WR O'Connor To One-Year Contract

April 3 – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers added another familiar face to their roster on Tuesday when they signed wide receiver Drew O'Connor to a one-year contract. O'Connor entered the league in 1999 as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Maine and participated in the Pewter Pirates' next two training camps.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed wide receiver Drew O'Connor to a one-year contract on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

O'Connor (6-3, 211) entered the National Football League with the Bucs as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Maine. He set school records at Maine with 30 career touchdowns and 16 single-season touchdown receptions. O'Connor finished third in team history with 177 receptions and 2,362 yards.

He has spent two training camps (1999 and 2000) with Tampa Bay. O'Connor also spent the majority of the 1999 season on the Bucs' practice squad and seven weeks on Cleveland's practice squad in 2000.

Cleveland allocated O'Connor to NFL Europe, where he played for the Amsterdam Admirals and hauled in 24 passes for 342 yards and three touchdowns. O'Connor spent most of training camp with the Browns in 2001, but couldn't secure a roster spot.

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