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Evan Dietrich-Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers reach deal

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' roster overhaul continued Friday, with more help on the way for the offensive line.

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The Bucs announced that they have agreed to terms with former Green Bay Packers center Evan Dietrich-Smith. A person who has seen the contract tells NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport it is worth $14.25 million over four years.

A 22-game starter over the past two seasons, Dietrich-Smith had been ranked No. 45 on the list of available players in our free-agent tracker.

His signing likely will push incumbent center Jeremy Zuttah to guard or off the roster altogether.

Since taking the reins, general manager Jason Licht and coach Lovie Smith have ditched mainstays Donald Penn and Davin Joseph and replaced them with Anthony Collins and Dietrich-Smith.

The Bucs have been fortunate to inherit a clean salary-cap situation from former GM Mark Dominik, allowing them to make as many moves as any team since the onset of free agency.

*The latest "Around The League Podcast" recaps the wild start to free agency. *

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