The Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday announced that they have signed LB Leon Joe.
Joe has played in 36 career games with one start as a member of the Arizona Cardinals (2004), Chicago Bears (2004-07) and Buffalo Bills (2007). His career numbers include 23 tackles and 42 special teams tackles.
He originally entered the league as a fourth-round (112th overall) selection by Chicago in the 2004 NFL Draft. Joe was claimed off waivers by the Buccaneers on August 28, 2007 before being released on September 2, 2007.
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Matthew Postins covers the Buccaneers for BucsBlitz.com and the Charlotte Sun-Herald in Port Charlotte, Fla. An award-winning member of the Pro Football Writers Association, he appears frequently on Scot Brantley Show from 3-6 p.m. weekdays on WHBO 1470-AM in Tampa-Clearwater.