2010 DRAFT PICK DE LORIG SIGNED; S COOK, LS MAURIELLO RELEASED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6/18/10
 
2010 DRAFT PICK DE LORIG SIGNED;
S COOK, LS MAURIELLO RELEASED
 
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have signed 2010 draft selection DE Erik Lorig to a four-year contract.
 
Lorig was a Buccaneers seventh-round selection (253rd overall) in this year’s NFL Draft out of Stanford. As a three-year starter and co-captain with the Cardinal, Lorig finished his collegiate career with 95 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks.
 
The team also announced they have released S Emanuel Cook and LS Chris Mauriello. Cook re-signed with the Buccaneers on January 8, 2010 after spending a portion of the 2009 season on the Buccaneers practice squad. Mauriello originally joined the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent on May 17.