TAMPA BAY (Buccaneers.com) - On the eve of training camp, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offensive backfield is getting a significant shot of depth.
The Buccaneers announced on Tuesday afternoon the signing of running back Peyton Hillis to a one-year contract. The team reports to camp on Wednesday morning and will practice for the first time on Thursday.
To make room for Hillis on the 90-man camp roster, the Buccaneers released rookie running back Matt Brown. Brown, who played his college football at Temple, originally signed with the Buccaneers on May 30.