Bucs lose Connor Barth for the season with a torn Achilles, sign Lawrence Tynes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they’ve lost kicker Connor Barth for the season with a torn Achilles.  They’ve signed former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes.

Tynes had one of his strongest years in 2012 for the Giants.  He also helped them win two Super Bowls.

Update: Barth tore his Achilles during a charity basketball game.