Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers re-signed tight end Ken Dilger on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Dilger was previously released on the eve of free agency in a cost-cutting move.
Entering his 10th NFL season, Dilger will be returning for his third season with the Buccaneers. He has played in 31 of a possible 32 regular games in a Tampa Bay uniform, catching 56 passes for 573 yards and three touchdowns.
In his career, Dilger has appeared in 140 games, hauling in 317 receptions for 3,754 yards and 21 TDs. He was originally drafted in the second round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, where he spent his first seven seasons.
The Bucs also announced Wednesday that long-snapper Ryan Benjamin re-signed with the team.