Tampa Bay Buccaneers add OT Anthony Collins, WR Emmanuel Sanders to visit


According to Adam Schefter Anthony Collins has agreed to a five year $30 million dollar deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Collins was a fourth round draft pick in 2008 by the Cincinnati Bengals. Rotoworld.com rated Collins as their fourth best tackle in free agency.

Collins signing all but ends the Donald Penn era. Collins is two years younger than Penn and comes a cheaper price tag to the tune of $1.2 million less over the next two seasons. In 2013 Collins logged six starts and appeared in nine games for the Bengals. While the former Kansas Jayhawk lacks a high number of starts in his NFL career (25), he emerged as an above average pass blocker this past season starting from week 13 on in Cincy.

ESPN is also reporting that free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders will visit with the Bucs today. Sanders is coming off a 67 reception and six touchdown campaign for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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