Gay NFL contestant Carl Nassib has made a triumphant comeback after being unceremoniously dropped by the team.
Carl Nassib, who made a historic past as the first energetic NFL participant to come out as gay, has reportedly signed with a new group.
Carl Nassib, NFL's 1st active participant to come out as gay, is set to rejoin Bucs
Nassib could be brought in to bolster a stout defensive line after the group splits with pass-rusher Jason Pierre-Paul and Joe Tryon-Swing manoeuvred into the starting position.
He played in 13 games for the Raiders and recorded 1.5 sacks and 21 complete tackles.
He performed effectively for the Raiders in 2020 and had 2.5 sacks and 28 complete tackles, including his only career interception.
Nasib becoming a member of the Buccaneers could be his second stint with the group. He was with Tampa Bay in 2018 and 2019.
In 29 video games for them, he had 12.5 sacks and 63 complete tackles. This is the best number in his career.
ESPN cited a supply on Monday (Aug. 15) confirming Carl Nassib and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers "reached agreement on a one-year contract
Nassib, who is entering his seventh season in the NFL, previously performed for the Las Vegas Raiders before returning to starting defensive end in March
The NFL has claimed that the choice to cut the participant was a financial one
Saving the group about $8 million from the salary cap for the year, and had nothing to do with Nassib's sexual orientation.
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