according to the St.Pete Times
Pittman, 30, agreed to terms on a contract extension that could keep him in Tampa Bay through the 2009 season.
The deal freed approximately $700,000 of cap room, lowering his
salary-cap value for next season to $1.4-million from $2.1-million. The deal includes a veteran minimum base salary of $675,000 next season, roughly half of it guaranteed.
This is good news for the Buccaneers. Pittman is a team player, and a great back-up running back to Cadillac Williams. The Buccaneers are doing a good job so far keeping last years team together. A great NFL Draft, and if we have the money for free agency, Which GM Bruce Allen, who appeared on the NFL Network Total Access said we would be. Allen said no matter what happens with the CBA, either way the Buccaneers will be very active with free agency. Allen also said the Buccaneers will be fine with or without a CBA in place. Allen gave Gruden and the coaching staff a lot of praise, saying it was one of the best in the NFL. Allen said with Gruden as head coach, a great stadium, and a new training facility many free agents want to play in Tampa.