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Pinkston To Visit Tampa Bay

By: Mike Vukovcan
(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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Pittsburgh (KDKA)- Former Pitt left tackle Jason Pinkston will be paying a visit to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Nationalfootballpost.com is reporting that Pinkston will make a visit to Tampa this week. He’s previously worked out for the Chicago Bears.

According to the NFL Draft experts, Pinkston is projected to be a 3rd or 4th round pick.

He improved his 40-yard dash to 5.28 seconds at his Pro Day after running a 5.39 at the NFL scouting combine.

He bench pressed 225 pounds 22 times at his Pro Day workout and posted a 26 1/2 inch vertical leap.

Some of Pinkston’s teammates that will also be drafted include defensive end Greg Romeus, running back Dion Lewis, wide receiver Jon Baldwin, defensive end Jabaal Sheard and fullback Henry Hynoski.