Bucs sign former Eagles FB Martin to one-year contract

Updated: October 14, 2003, 8:41 PM ET

TAMPA, Florida - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed fullback Cecil Martin to a one-year contract Tuesday, one week after perennial Pro Bowler Mike Alstott was placed on injured reserve.

Martin, 28, spent training camp with the Oakland Raiders after four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. Known for his blocking, he carried just 25 times for 107 yards but caught 66 passes for 365 yards and two touchdowns and helped Duce Staley top the 1,000-yard mark in 1999 and 2002.

Last season, Martin ...

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