Buccaneers to sign former Broncos safety TJ Ward

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert has been so busy in the past week, he likely barely had time to sign his two-year contract extension with the team.

Wilcox was a 2013 third-round pick out of Georgia Southern.

The flurry of activity began last Tuesday when the team made a deal with San Francisco to acquire tight end Vance McDonald.

Wilcox, who is in his fifth National Football League season, signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason. Wilcox from the Dallas Cowboys this offseason and selecting Texas A&M's Justin Evans with a second-round draft pick.

Six short months after signing a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, safety J.J. Wilcox was traded on Sunday to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

His addition will immediately add talent at safety behind starters Mike Mitchell and Sean Davis. Ward has a salary of $2.125 million this season and $3.125 million in 2018. The Steelers now have just two healthy safeties, Sean Davis and Robert Golden on their roster.

An soft-tissue leg injury suffered on July 30 kept him out for the entire preseason. They will need to make one move tonight to create space and another on Monday when running back Le'Veon Bell signs his franchise tender.

John Elway, the Broncos' president of football operations and general manager, said Saturday, "This was a hard decision to part ways with T.J. after everything he's done for our football team".

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