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Bucs sign Josh Shaw to take O.J. Howard’s roster spot

Kansas City Chiefs v New England Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, MA - OCTOBER 14: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots makes a catch while under pressure from Josh Shaw #30 of the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter of a game at Gillette Stadium on October 14, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

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The Buccaneers announced they have signed defensive back Josh Shaw to take O.J. Howard’s roster spot.

Shaw originally entered the league as a fourth-round pick of the Bengals in 2015. He spent three seasons with Cincinnati and was with the Bengals this past offseason and preseason before being waived.

Shaw also spent time with the Chiefs earlier this year.

In his career, Shaw has played 51 games, with 14 starts, totaling 99 tackles, seven passes defensed and one interception. He also has made 20 special teams tackles.

The team also announced it signed defensive end Demone Harris to the practice squad.