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Tampa Bay Bucs might have interest in Miami tight end David Njoku

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Could the Tampa Bay Bucs‘ Plan B for their upcoming draft be a tight end? The Bucs have recently been linked to Miami tight end David Njoku, the second-best tight end in the upcoming draft. Njoku has special burst that could add something to the Bucs’ receiving corps, something more than incumbent Cameron Brate offers. I know, I know. It’s hard to see the Bucs drafting Njoku over FSU’s Dalvin Cook, no matter what the mocks say. As a tight…

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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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Bucs have found a player in tight end Cameron Brate

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Think of his career as a pass pattern. In his first year, he was struggling to get off the line of scrimmage. In his second, he was fighting to get open. Now, he has the ball in his hands, and he’s heading for the end zone. Such has been the progression of tight end Cameron Brate, who is now starting for the Tampa Bay Bucs as they head into Thursday’s preseason opener against Philadelphia. Brate, a free agent out of…

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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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Bucs’ tight end Saferian-Jenkins finally returns to field

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Finally, he was a football player again. Finally, he wasn’t just an observer. Tampa Bay Bucs’ tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins returned the football field Sunday after nine weeks off from a shoulder injury. It was as if the color had returned to his world. He caught three passes for 31 yards and played in the team’s comeback victory over Atlanta. “I was just super excited to get out there and play,” Seferian-Jenkins said. “Football is what I love. I love…

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