Robinson takes the spot of recently waived guard John Molchon, who had just come off of injured reserve. Robinson signed with the Bucs practice squad on September 20 and has been elevated three times this season. Active in weeks 3-5, he played primarily on special teams. He gives the team an extra layer of insurance at the cornerback position with 18 career starts.
The team also announced they have brought back wide receiver and return specialist Jaydon Mickens to the practice squad. Mickens was released by the BucsMickens was released by the Bucs on Monday in a move to activate Molchon. His return was expected had he passed through waivers. Mickens can be elevated one more time this season under the practice squad rules.
It’s the first protection for Grayson of the season. Borregales has been a mainstay, protected the past six weeks. While Warner see’s his third straight week of protection. Of the four, only Yelder has been elevated this season, while being protected five times overall.
Each week every team can protect up to four players from the practice squad. This keeps other teams from being able to sign away those protected players. Protection starts on Tuesday and runs until after each team’s game that week until the following Tuesday. Unprotected players can choose to sign with another team’s active roster at any time, while protected players may only do so once their protection is up each week.
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