The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that the team has re-signed safety Keith Tandy.
Tandy (5-10, 205) originally entered the league as a sixth-round pick (174th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft. In six seasons with Tampa Bay, Tandy has played in 84 games, with 15 starts, totaling 149 tackles, 14 passes defensed, eight interceptions, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one sack, while adding 28 special teams tackles.
It was two seasons ago where Tandy came on strong for the Bucs. Starting the final five games of 2016, Tandy recorded four interceptions in three of those games. Those three games were victories for Tampa Bay.
Tandy’s play earned him high praise from many people. It was easy to assume that he earned the starting safety role but that did not happen.
Free Agent Signings
The Bucs made a couple signings Wednesday afternoon, according to multiple reports.
Former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen has agreed to a three-year, $15-million contract. The contract includes incentives that can potentially reach $16.5-million. Allen was a rotational player on the league’s No. 1 rush defense.
The team is also reportedly signing Jets’ kicker Chandler Catanzaro and Bears’ defensive end Mitch Unrein.