Bucs sign safety Major Wright, receiver Lavelle Hawkins

Major Wright joins the Bucs after four seasons with the Bears.

 

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed free-agent safety Major Wright and wide receiver Lavelle Hawkins.

The team also announced Monday that linebacker Marvin Booker has been waived.

Wright spent the first four seasons of his career with the Chicago Bears, who drafted him in the third round in 2010. He has started 42 of 54 career games and returned three of his nine interceptions for touchdowns.

Hawkins was a fourth-round draft pick of the Tennessee Titans in 2008. He spent five seasons with them before moving to the San Diego Chargers in 2013. He has 71 career receptions for 771 yards and one TD.