The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed unrestricted free-agent kicker Nate Kaeding, defensive tackle Derek Landri, running back Brian Leonard, defensive end George Selvie and wide receiver Steve Smith on Tuesday.
Kaeding, an All-Pro selection in 2009, played in San Diego for nine seasons before he was released last October and then signed by the Miami Dolphins for the final two games of the 2012 season. He ranks second in NFL history in field goal accuracy, making 181 of 210 attempts (.862) and trailing only Mike Vanderjagt (.865).
Smith has 245 receptions for 2,641 yards and 12 touchdowns in six NFL seasons. The former New York Giants receiver was named to the Pro Bowl in 2009 after a setting a team record with 107 receptions. He spent the past two seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles and the St. Louis Rams.
Landri has started 23 games in six NFL seasons and has 197 career tackles and 8.0 sacks, In two years with the Eagles, Landri logged 82 tackles and 15 tackles for loss.
Leonard, a six-year veteran, played in Cincinnati the past four seasons, rushing for 646 yards on 174 carries and catching 113 passes for 814 yards.
Selvie was with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012 and for a portion of the 2011 season.
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