Buccaneers Pick Up 2018 Options On Demar Dotson, Chris Conte & Josh Robinson


Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, reports that the Buccaneers have picked up their team options on RT Demar Dotson, S Chris Conte, and DB Josh Robinson for the 2018 season.

Dotson, 32, signed on with the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Miss back in 2011. He was in the final year of his four-year, $7.5 million contract when he agreed to a four-year, $18.25 million contract that includes $8.5 million guaranteed with the Buccaneers back in 2016.

Dotson stands to make base salaries of $3.97 million over remaining two years of the agreement.

In 2017, Dotson appeared in 11 games for the Buccaneers.

Conte, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Bears back in 2011. He played out his rookie contract with the Bears before signing a one-year deal with the Buccaneers in 2015.

The Buccaneers brought him last year on a two-year, $5 million contract last year.

In 2017, Conte appeared in 16 games for the Buccaneers and recorded 77 tackles, one interception, three forced fumbles and eight pass defenses.