Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Wednesday that running back LeGarrette Blount and wide receiver Preston Parker have signed their exclusive-rights tender offers.
Blount came into the league in 2010 and led all rookies with 1,007 rushing yards on 201 carries. The Oregon product had 781 yards on 184 carries last season.
Parker caught 40 passes for 554 yards and three touchdowns in 16 games last season.
The team also announced that it has waived quarterback Rudy Carpenter.