ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Ronde Barber #20 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers trotts off the field after an injury against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on January 1, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ronde Barber Returns To Bucs For 16th Season

Ronde Barber has decided to re-up with the Bucs for a 16th season.

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Ronde Barber Returns To Bucs For 16th Season

Ronde Barber will make it 16 seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According to Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com, Barber and the Bucs agreed to a one-year contract. Barber was originally drafted by the team in the third round of the 1997 NFL draft. Incredible run for him that will last one more year.

Retirement was obviously an option that a lot of people speculated on following the season, but the Bucs told Barber last week that they want him back. New head coach Greg Schiano was expected to sit down with Barber sometime after he was hired.

Barber is coming off of an injury after fracturing his forearm in Week 17, but he should be good to go for OTAs.

The Bucs free agency has been highlighted by more than a few dollars spent, including a few on Vincent Jackson and Carl Nicks.

For more on the Buccaneers in free agency, visit SB Nation's Bucs Nation. And for more on Tampa sports, visit SB Nation Tampa Bay.

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