The Buccaneers have re-signed defensive ends Larry English and Lawrence Sidbury in addition to tight end Luke Stocker and linebacker Jason Williams, the team has announced. All four were set to become free agents Tuesday. Stocker was the only player of the four to not sign a one-year deal, getting a three-year extension with the team. Stocker played 13 games in 2014, totaling seven catches for 41 yards.
The Buccaneers have list the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Packers: wide receivers Robert Herron and Solomon Patton, running back Mike James, cornerback Isaiah Frey, tackle Anthony Collins, defensive lineman Lawrence Sidbury, and tight end/fullback Evan Rodriguez.
The Buccaneers announced they signed former Falcons and Colts defensive end Lawrence Sidbury.
The Texans waived or released the following players: running back William Powell, linebackers Terrance Lloyd and Lawrence Sidbury, nose tackles David Hunter and Austin Brown, cornerback Junior Mertile, guard Sam Longo and receivers Joe Adams and Alec Lemon.
The Texans signed linebacker Lawrence Sidbury, who spent last season on IR with a shoulder injury. The 28-year-old had his best season in 2011 with Atlanta when he posted four sacks and 11 tackles.