(via Tampa Bay Buccaneers Communications) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today announced that they have signed defensive end Larry English and waived (injured) Jibreel Black.

English (6-2, 255) originally entered then NFL as a first-round draft pick (16th overall) of the San Diego Chargers in 2009 out of Northern Illinois. In five seasons with San Diego (2009-13), English played in 52 games with nine starts, recording 80 tackles, 11.0 sacks, two passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble.