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Tampa Bay Buccaneers release running back Doug Martin

Played six seasons in Tampa
Posted at 11:34 AM, Feb 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-20 17:10:02-05

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Tuesday they have released running back Doug Martin. 

Martin was a first-round draft pick from Boise State in 2012. He was named to the Pro Bowl twice during his career with the Bucs.



Martin's career highlights include 11 100-yard rushing games, tied for second-most in team history. He ranked fourth in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns and fifth in scrimmage yards in franchise history. 

Martin's release frees up $6.75 million in salary cap. 





Martin released the following statement on his Twitter account following the Buc's announcement:



We have reached out to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for further comments. 

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