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Buccaneers trade for Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul

Buccaneers trade for Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
Posted at 10:20 AM, Mar 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-22 11:04:04-04

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have made another big move, trading for Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.



The deal will reportedly send Pierre-Paul and a 2018 4th round pick to Tampa Bay in exchange for a 2018 3rd round pick and 4th round pick.

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Tampa Bay residents may remember JPP from his days at the University of South Florida where he played on the defensive line.

Pierre-Paul has been with the New York Giants since 2010 and had 8.5 sacks and 48 tackles last season. Back in 2011, the 2-time Pro Bowler logged a career high 16.5 sacks, something the Bucs were dead last in last season.

He also brings Super Bowl experience as he earned a ring with the G-men in Super Bowl XLVI.

The move comes just three days after the Bucs signed DE Vinny Curry.