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Report: Bucs claim Patriots C Ted Larsen off waivers



The Bucs began raiding NFL teams for talent by claiming center Ted Larsen off waivers from the New England Patriots, according to ESPNBoston.com.

The 6-foot-2, 305-pound Larsen was a sixth-round pick by the Patriots from North Carolina State. The Patriots had hoped to sneak him through waivers and re-sign him to their practice squad.

Larsen is a Tampa Bay native. He played at Palm Harbor University High School.

The Bucs have not confirmed the transaction, but upon completion, they will have to release a player to make room for Larsen on the roster. Tampa Bay kept seven receivers, so that's the position most likely to be trimmed.  

[Last modified: Sunday, September 5, 2010 2:09pm]

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