PRO FOOTBALL : DAILY REPORT : AROUND THE NFL : Buccaneers Sign Top Draft Pick McRae

<i> Associated Press</i>

Charles McRae, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ top draft choice and the seventh selection overall, signed a five-year contract worth $4.7 million, making him one of the highest-paid offensive linemen in the NFL.

McRae, a 6-foot-7, 290-pound tackle from Tennessee, reportedly received a signing bonus of more than $2 million.