Reports: Bucs picking up LB Devin White’s 5th-year option

Field Level Media

April 27, 2022 at 3:11 pm.

As expected, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers reportedly are picking up linebacker Devin White’s fifth-year option.

The move guarantees his $11.7 million salary for the 2023 season.

White, 24, made his first Pro Bowl last season and posted 128 tackles, 3.5 sacks and one fumble recovery in 17 starts.

He has 359 tackles, 15 sacks, six fumble recoveries and one interception in 45 games (all starts) and helped the Bucs win Super Bowl LV.

White signed a four-year, $29.3 million rookie deal after being drafted fifth overall in 2019.