The Buccaneers have agreed to a new one-year deal with Kevin Minter. The linebacker was due to hit free agency next week, but he’ll instead stay with the defending champions.
Minter joined the Bucs during the 2018 season, helping to replace Kwon Alexander and Jack Cichy after ACL tears. The deal reunited him with GM Jason Licht, who was in Arizona when Minter was drafted in 2013. Then, in January of 2019, old pal Bruce Arians signed on as head coach. Arians pushed to re-sign Minter, a move that paid off.
In 2020, Minter stepped up while former first-round pick Devin White was relegated to the COVID list. Between his steady support as a reserve and his quality work on special teams, the Buccaneers wouldn’t let Minter get away.
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