Buccaneers Claim Five Players Including QB Ryan Griffin & Kourtnei Brown

Ian Rapoport reports that the Buccaneers have claimed five players off of waivers on Sunday including: DE/LB Kourtnei Brown, Jeremiah George, QB Ryan Griffin, LB James-Michael Johnson and Eric Kush.

Johnson, 26, is a former fourth-round pick of the Browns back in 2012. He spent one year in Cleveland before he was cut and later claimed off of waivers by the Chiefs. Since then, Johnson has played for the Buccaneers and the Bengals before returning to the Chiefs.

He has one year remaining on his four-year, $2.52 million rookie contract and stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season.

In 2014, Johnson appeared in all 16 games for the Chiefs and recorded 51 tackles, a forced fumble and a pass defense.

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