Bucs extend WR Murphy

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms with wide receiver Louis Murphy on a multi-year contract extension.

Murphy had been scheduled to become a free agent after the season. The Florida product caught 31 passes for 380 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games this season before being placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury.

The 27-year-old Murphy has played in 82 NFL games with the Raiders, Panthers, Giants and Buccaneers, totaling 152 receptions for 2,124 yards and 10 touchdowns. He has also carried the ball 14 times for 146 yards and one touchdown.