The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that safety Bradley McDougald has signed his restricted free agent tender and long snapperAndrew DePaola has signed his exclusive rights contract.
McDougald (6-1, 209) was acquired by Tampa Bay off of waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013. Since joining the Buccaneers, he has played in 34 games, with 20 starts, totaling 133 tackles, 11 passes defensed and three interceptions. Last season, McDougald recorded 87 tackles, the third-most on the team.
DePaola (6-2, 230) has spent the last two seasons with Tampa Bay (2014-15), playing in all 32 contests, registering eight special teams tackles.
This report comes courtesy of the Buccaneers Communications Department.