TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a one-year take care of outdoors linebacker Carl Nassib on Monday, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Reserve outdoors linebacker Cam Gill suffered a Lisfranc harm within the Bucs’ preseason opener Saturday. The group didn’t re-sign veteran Jason Pierre-Paul this offseason, with 2021 first-round draft choose Joe Tryon-Shoyinka entering into Pierre-Paul’s beginning function.
Together with Anthony Nelson, Nassib can serve in a rotational function for the Bucs, though he did begin 17 of 29 video games in a earlier two-year stint in Tampa (2018-19), registering 12.5 sacks, 20 tackles for a loss, 63 mixed tackles, three pressured fumbles, two passes defensed, a pressured fumble and a fumble restoration.
Nassib spent the earlier two seasons with the Las Vegas Raiders, beginning 5 of 17 video games and recording 4 sacks, eight tackles for a loss, 33 mixed tackles, 5 passes defensed, an interception and a pressured fumble.
In Tampa, Nassib reunites with first-year Bucs coach Todd Bowles, whom he performed for when Bowles was in his first 12 months as defensive coordinator beneath Bruce Arians in 2019. Bowles beforehand has given excessive reward to Nassib for his work ethic, perspective, intelligence and keenness for soccer.
Final 12 months, Nassib grew to become the primary brazenly homosexual energetic participant within the NFL. Throughout his announcement, he pledged $100,000 to the Trevor Undertaking, which focuses on suicide prevention and psychological well being counseling for LGBTQIA+ youth. In June, Nassib pledged to match all donations to the group as much as $100,000 to commemorate Delight Month.