Stop the Press: Bucs Nab Sean Jones, Rumored To Be After Brandon Marshall Too

March 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just when you thought it was safe to focus on your March Madness bracket, Tim Tebow's Pro Day and look over your NFL draft guides, the Buccaneers make some headlines.
The Bucs signed former Eagles strong safety Sean Jones as an unrestricted free agent, making him the first starting caliber acquisition of the 2010 offseason.
Jones spent one season with the Eagles playing in 15 games (nine starts), notching 61 tackles (44 solo) and two interceptions. Before Philadelphia, he played for the Cleveland Browns, starting 44 games, 286 tackles (202 solo), 14 interceptions, two forced fumbles and 30 passes defensed.
Jones gives the Bucs a legitimate in-the-box player at strong safety and has adequate enough coverage skills not to be a liability there.
He's a significant upgrade over incumbent Sabby Piscitelli and should give the Bucs more flexibility on draft day to not have to worry about a need at safety.
Meanwhile, a draft website, draftheadquaters.com is reporting th...

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