Jacquizz Rodgers to Buccaneers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

September 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Running back Jacquizz Rodgers found a new home Tuesday when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him to a one-year deal ahead of Week 2.
The Buccaneers announced the deal after Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times first reported the news. Jenna Laine of ESPN.com provided the contract details and noted the team won't be forced to handle any termination pay should he eventually get released since he signed after Week 1.
This comes after the Chicago Bears cut him while trimming their roster to 53 players before the season, per Larry Mayer of the Bears' official website. He appeared in five games for Chicago in 2015 and was put on injured reserve with a broken arm.
Rodgers entered the league as a fifth-round pick out of Oregon State in 2011 and played four seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before joining the Bears in 2015. While he ran for more than 1,100 yards three straight seasons for the Beavers, he never established himself as a dangerous runner at the NFL level.
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