BY: John Mamola
The Buccaneers have signed fullbacks Jorvorskie Lane and Josh Baker to contracts on Tuesday. The Lane deal was first reported by David Carter of DEC Management, Lane's agent.
I would like to thank Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Bucs . For giving me the opportunity to play the game I love so much.— J.Lane41TxMade (@JorvorskieLane) April 1, 2014
Below is the official release from Tampa Bay Buccaneers Communications.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the signing of fullbacks Josh Baker and Jorvorskie Lane.
Baker (6-3, 244), originally entered the league as a college free agent with the New York Jets in 2011, playing in 11 games, catching three passes for 27 yards and one touchdown. He was placed on Injured Reserve prior to the 2012 season.
Lane (5-11, 258), a native of Lufkin, Texas, played collegiately at Texas A&M, before going on to play for the West Texas Roughnecks of the Indoor Football League (2010) and the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League (2011). Lane made his NFL debut with the Miami Dolphins in 2012, playing in all 16 games, with two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown.