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Jets claim discarded Tampa Bay tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins

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The New York Jets are the latest NFL team to check out the discard bin of the Tampa Bay Bucs. The Jets claimed former Bucs’ tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, cut by the Bucs after last week’s DUI charge. The Bucs have cut several players in the NFL who are prospering on other teams, including cornerback Aqib Talib, who returns to town this week. Others the Bucs once had and either cut or did not re-sign include Seattle’s Michael Bennett, New…

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Cameron Brate running ahead of Austin Seferian-Jenkins with Bucs

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Once a football team gets onto the field, a player’s resume has little to do with it. Which is why Cameron Brate is the Tampa Bay Bucs‘ starting tight end. Brate was undrafted coming out of Harvard in 2014. He failed to stick with the New Orleans Saints before bouncing to Tampa Bay, where he caught all of one pass as a rookie. Meanwhile, Austin Seferian-Jenkins was a second-round draft pick with tons of ability. Yet, Seferian-Jenkins is watching Brate…

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Apologetic Austin Seferian-Jenkins said his actions will not happen again

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Austin Seferian-Jenkins says he is sorry. Really sorry. Really, really sorry. Got it? A contrite Seferian-Jenkins, tossed out of practice by Tampa Bay Bucs’ head coach Dirk Koetter, apologized for his actions and, later, his reaction in a social media war with fans. He says it will not happen again. “We have a certain standard here at One Buc that needs to be upheld and I didn’t uphold my end of the bargain,” Seferian-Jenkins said. “I was asked to leave…

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Tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins dismissed from Bucs’ practice

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For his next pass pattern, Tampa Bay Bucs‘ tight end Austin Saferian-Jenkins will run a “Go route.” As in, go. Depart. Leave. Jenkins, the oft-injured receiver of the Bucs, was dismissed from practice by head coach Dirk Koetter Thursday for “not knowing what he was doing.” In what was supposed to be a bounce-back year for Saferian-Jenkins, it was a bad way to start. Koetter admitted he had sent Seferian-Jenkins off the field, but said, “you guys are making too…

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Bucs’ tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins might play against Atlanta

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Often-injured tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins could return to the football field Sunday for the Tampa Bay Bucs. Seferian-Jenkins has been out with a shoulder injury since week two of the season and has played in only 11 of 27 games since being drafted by the Bucs. In that time, Cameron Brate has become a good receiver for the Bucs, but most teams use three or four tight ends over the course of a game. “He’s practiced all week and we have…

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Bucs could get their receiving corps together again vs. Eagles

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The Tampa Bay Bucs seem closer to having their regular group of wide receivers to play against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday. Both wide receiver Vincent Jackson and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins have practiced with the Bucs, which could indicate a return to the lineup. Jackson injured his knee in the team’s loss to Washington, while Seferian-Jenkins was hurt against New Orleans in the second game of the year. Without them, quarterback Jameis Winston has thrown mostly to receiver Mike Evans.…

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