Buccaneers Sign C Joe Hawley To A Two-Year, $5.75M Deal, Waive C Eric Kush



ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reports that the Buccaneers are signing former Falcons C Joe Hawley to a two-year contract on Monday.

  • Adam Caplan reports that Hawley’s two-year contract is worth $5.75 million, which includes a base salary of $1.25 million fully guaranteed.
  • The Buccaneers waived C Eric Kush to make room for Hawley.


Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Buccaneers are expected to sign veteran C Joe Hawley to a contract at some point today.

The Bucs brought Hawley in a for a workout last week and he has obvious ties to Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter.

Hawley, 26, was taken in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Falcons. Atlanta wound up signing him to a two-year, $6 million contract that included $3 million guaranteed back in March of 2014.

However, Hawley was unfortunately among the Falcons’ recent roster cuts.

In 2014, Hawley was limited to appearing in just four games after he sustained a knee injury and was later placed on season-ending injured reserve.

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