Buccaneers Sign Defensive Lineman

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are continuing their busy day, as they now have signed Akiem Hicks to a one-year contract. At most, the veteran can earn $10 million for the 2022 campaign. 

Hicks just completed a six-year tenure with the Chicago Bears. In nine games this season, he recorded 25 combined tackles to go along with 3.5 sacks. Overall, it was another solid year for the veteran, and he will be looking to carry that over to Tampa from here. 

Hicks also has a lot of overall experience on his NFL resume, too. In 138 career games between the Saints, Patriots, and Bears, he has 40.5 sacks to go along with 387 combined tackles. With that, he also is a one-time Pro Bowler. 

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