Buccaneers claim punter Spencer Lanning off waivers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have claimed punter Spencer Lanning off waivers from Cleveland and released punter Andrew Wilder.

Lanning spent the past two seasons with the Browns, appearing in all 32 games. He averaged 44.1 yards per punt, with a net average of 38.6 yards.

Lanning entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Chicago Bears in 2011. He's also had offseason and preseason stints with the Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets during his career.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.