Had his second straight season backing up the starters on the defensive line although once again made one start on the year. Still to record his first sack as a Buccaneer however. Had joined the Bucs during the 2012 off-season and saw action in all 16 games making one start against Philadelphia when Roy Miller was injured. Had spent six previous seasons in the NFL with 22 starts for the Rams and Panthers. Originally played under Greg Schiano at Rutgers and entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Baltimore Ravens in 2005.