April 8 - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially signed free-agent linebacker Dwayne Rudd to a two-year contract Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Rudd, 27, is expected to fill the void left by Al Singleton at the strongside linebacker position. In other news, the Bucs signed LB Bubba Alexander, DT Ryan Fletcher, DT Cleveland Pinkey and LB Clayton White to one-year deals.
April 8, 2003
Twelve players from Tampa Bay's roster heading into Super Bowl XXXVII are also from Florida high schools. Eight of the Oakland Raiders are from Texas. The only high school in the nation with two graduates in the game also is the same high school with more current players in the NFL than any other school.
January 21, 2003