Buccaneers sign safety Troy Nolan

In a depth-building transaction, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former Houston Texans safety Troy Nolan today.

Nolan's arrival prompted the Buccaneers to cut offensive guard Jeff Olson just two days after he joined the team. They activated linebacker Markus White from the physically unable to perform list.

Nolan is a sizable safety at 6-foot-2, 202 pounds who played in eight games last season, including stints with the Texans, Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears.

The former Texans seventh-round draft pick has registered 93 career tackles and three interceptions in 38 games and seven starts.

This seems like a solid move for Tampa Bay.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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