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Former Bucs RB Doug Martin signs with Raiders

Posted: 3:56 PM, Mar 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-15 19:56:14Z
Former Bucs RB Doug Martin signs with Raiders

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has reportedly signed with the Oakland Raiders.

NFL.com reports the two parties agreed on a one-year-deal.

 

 

Martin is 29-years-old and rushed for fewer than 425 yards each of the past two seasons in Tampa.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers release running back Doug Martin

In his rookie year he ran for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns, a form he will look to regain with a new team.

Martin was also suspended for four games last season for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy.

Press conference scheduled to introduce Jon Gruden as new Oakland Raiders coach Tuesday

Raiders coach Jon Gruden will hope to get the most out of the new back, in a backfield that already includes Marshawn Lynch.