The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed second-round pick Noah Spence, the team announced. He signed a four-year deal, as does every second-round draft pick, and Spotrac estimates his contract to be worth just over $6 million with a nearly $2.6 million signing bonus.
With Spence under contract, the only draft pick who hasn't been signed yet is Roberto Aguayo. The fact that there are no precedents under the current CBA for a highly-drafted kicker may make negotiations a little more complicated, but he should be under contract well before training camp starts -- the CBA really doesn't give draft picks much room for negotiations.
Spence may be the best pure pass-rusher in the draft, but he fell to the second-round because of a history of ecstacy abuse, which got him kicked out of Ohio State. If he stays clean off the field, Spence should be an absolute steal for Tampa Bay -- and possibly the edge rusher the Bucs have been looking for for a decade.