Bucs sign rookie Bowden, release Bradley

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Buccaneers announced they signed sixth-round pick Brent Bowden and released WR Mark Bradley on Wednesday.

Bowden, a Virginia Tech product, is expected to handle punting duties for Tampa Bay. In PFW's 2010 Draft Preview, personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki wrote that Bowden "allowed three punt-return touchdowns as a junior but posted a strong senior season and has a chance to earn a job."

Bradley, 28, joined the Bucs late last season after being waived by the Chiefs, but he did not play in a game for Tampa Bay. A second-round pick of the Bears in ’05, Bradley has never made more than 30 catches in a season.

 

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