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TE Cameron Brate and Buccaneers Agree to Six-Year Deal Worth $41 Million

The Buccaneers today inked one of their own, as they came to a six-year, $41 million deal with tight end Cameron Brate.

Of the $41 million, $18 million is guaranteed according to

Brate has exceeded all expectations as an unheralded tight end who was signed by the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent out of Harvard in 2014. He’s grown into an important part of Tampa Bay’s offense in the last three seasons, especially in the red zone. Brate has tallied 128 receptions for 1,539 yards and 17 touchdowns from 2015-2017.

After signing a one-year, $690,000 deal as an exclusive-rights free agent in 2017, Brate was headed toward restricted free agency on Wednesday. Tampa Bay ensured he didn’t get that far by striking the deal Monday.

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