He wrote, "Tampa it was a great experience, but things didn't work out!"
Jackson, 29, wasn't expected to be on the market long as he still looks to be a top-5 three-technique pass rusher in the league in the interior.
Malik Jackson nearly certainly won't be the only top-of-the-roster player added in free agency. But general manager Jason Licht, when asked about Jackson, said, "I'd say all options are on the table", while also praising his speed.
Jackson's two-year stint in Tampa Bay was forgettable, as he dealt with constant turmoil at the quarterback position.
Kevin O'Donnell of Fox13 reports that releasing Jackson gives Tampa Bay an additional $10 million in cap space.
The easy explanation is it worked for former Steelers receiver Antonio Brown, who forced his way out of Pittsburgh and got more guaranteed money in a trade with the Raiders.
Since the Jacksonville Jaguars released veteran defensive tackle, Malik Jackson, he was available to sign a new deal on Monday, despite Free Agency not beginning just yet.
Jackson will receive a three-year contract worth $30 million, ESPN's Adam Schefter clarified, citing a source.
Bucs starter Jameis Winston struggled to make a connection with Jackson.
Jackson's future in Tampa seemed to ebb and flow all offseason. Despite being 32, Jackson is still among the fastest wide receivers in the game.