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Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign draft pick Jaelon Darden

May 14, 2021; Tampa Bay, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Jaelon Darden (1) and corner back Cameron Kinley (26) practice during rookie mini-camp at AdventHealth Training Center Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed wide receiver Jaelon Darden to a four-year deal on Wednesday.

Darden, a fourth-round pick by the Bucs in the 2021 draft, caught 74 passes for 1,190 yards and 19 touchdowns in nine games for North Texas last year. Overall, he had 230 catches for 2,782 yards and 38 touchdowns over four years.

Tampa Bay now has four of its seven draft picks under contract, including linebacker K.J. Britt, cornerback Chris Wilcox and linebacker Grant Stuard.

–Field Level Media