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- Pierre-Paul had 12.5 sacks in his first year with the Buccaneers last season.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers say linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul has been released from the hospital after a single-car crash in South Florida.
In a statement, Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht said the crash occurred Thursday morning.
The two-time Pro Bowler was not cited. Licht says the team's immediate concern is for the safety of Pierre-Paul and his passenger. The team did not release further details about the crash.
Licht says the team's medical staff will evaluate Pierre-Paul further.
The Deerfield Beach High School graduate and former University of South Florida star had 12.5 sacks in his first year with the Buccaneers last season. He had spent eight seasons with the New York Giants prior to being traded to Tampa Bay.