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DE Douglas agrees with Bucs



San Francisco 49ers free agent defensive end Marques Douglas has agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the Bucs.

Douglas, 31, will help fill the void left by Greg Spires and Kevin Carter, who were released in cost-cutting moves two weeks ago. Carter, who visited the Oakland Raiders earlier this week, still could re-sign with the Bucs.

Douglas was brought to the 49ers by Mike Nolan to help the team adjust to the 3-4 scheme. The 6-foot-2, 292-pound Douglas entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Baltimore Ravens.

Last season, Douglas finished fourth in the NFL in tackles for loss with 12. He recorded 72 tackles, three sacks and 16 quarterback pressures.

Douglas could play defensive tackle or defensive end in the Bucs' 4-3 scheme. 

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 2:59pm]


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