QB Blaine Gabbert re-signs with Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today re-signed quarterback Blaine Gabbert. 

According to the Tampa Times Rick Stroud, it’s a one-year deal worth $2.5-million. Gabbert backed up Tom Brady last season and is expected to do so again in 2021.

Gabbert, 31, appeared in four games with the Buccaneers last season, completing 9-of-16 passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns. He was originally signed with Tampa Bay back in 2019 2019 but spent his first season with the Buccaneers on Injured Reserve due to a shoulder injury.

The 11-year veteran, who was a first-round pick (10th overall) of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2011 NFL Draft, spent three seasons with the Jaguars (2011-13) before playing for the San Francisco 49ers (2014-16), Arizona Cardinals (2017) and Tennessee Titans (2018).

Gabbert has appeared in 60 career games, with 48 starts, completing 851-of-1,514 passes for 9,206 yards. He has thrown 50 touchdowns and 47 interceptions for a 72.3 passer rating. 

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