TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed free-agent offensive lineman Jeremy Zuttah to a four-year contract.
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The team made the announcement Monday. Zuttah has started 44 of 58 games he's appeared in for the Bucs since entering the NFL as a third-round draft pick out of Rutgers in 2008.
The versatile fifth-year pro started 14 games last season. Thirty of his 44 career starts have been at left guard. He's also started five at right guard and nine at center.
At Rutgers, Zuttah played for coach Greg Schiano, who left the Scarlet Knights for the Buccaneers this offseason.
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