Bucs agree to terms with free-agent RB Bobby Rainey

April 27th, 2015 by Staff

Rainey was claimed off waivers by the Bucs in 2013.

(BTLS Staff) TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reached an agreement with free-agent running back Bobby Rainey.

Rainey, 27, has been the past two seasons with the team after being picked up on waivers from the Cleveland Browns in 2013. The contract is a one-year deal worth $1.542 million.

Last year the 5’8”, 212-pound Rainey appeared in 15 games for the Bucs – five of those were starts. He carried the ball 94 times for 406 yards and one touchdown. He also caught 33 passes for 315 yards and a score.

Before joining Tampa Bay Rainey had stints with the Browns and Ravens.

The Buccaneers also have veteran running backs Doug Martin, Charles Sims and Mike James under contract. Rainey played college ball at Western Kentucky University where he holds school records for rushing yards in a season and a career.

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