With draft behind Bucs, Tampa Bay will release Hovan, Askew

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will release defensive tackle Chris Hovan and fullback B.J. Askew on Monday, according to a league source.

Hovan, 10-year veteran, has started 79 games for the Buccaneers since coming to Tampa Bay in 2005.

Askew has been with the Buccaneers since 2007 and has been used primarily as a lead blocker.

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