The Tampa Bay Buccaneers already had enough to figure out over the course of the offseason. Now, they are going to have to find someone to replace Pro Bowl left guard Ali Marpet.

Marpet, 28, announced his retirement via Instagram on Sunday. His decision comes after a seven-year career in Tampa Bay.

Marpet wrote the following:

After seven formidable years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, I’ve come to the decision to retire from the game that has given me so much. This organization and the people surrounding it have helped not only fulfill a dream, but also helped build me into the person I am today. I’ve made Tampa Bay my home and I look forward to serving this community in the coming years. To the coaches and teammates, family and friends, an Instagram post simply can’t express the profound impact you’ve had on me. I’m eternally grateful. Thank you Tampa Bay.

This is a major blow to the Buccaneers. Marpet was considered the team’s best offensive line before Jason Licht drafted future All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs with the 13th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Tampa Bay also has two impeding free agents in center Ryan Jensen and right guard Alex Cappa. Both are projected to score contracts worth a minimum of $10 million per year, on average. Those projections and the Buccaneers’ current cap situation could very well mean the Bucs’ offensive line will be without three of its starters heading into 2022.

Marpet’s retirement also means around $4.375 million in bonus money will accelerate onto the 2022 salary cap, but the Buccaneers should still be able to save the $10 million they owed Marpet in base salary for this season.

If the Bucs wait until after June 1 to place Marpet onto the reserve/retired list, then the $4.375 million figure drops to $2.775 million, meaning the Bucs will save around $7.2 million at the end of the day.

You can check out the full post on Instagram, here.

Featured image via-Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports