The Buccaneers have re-signed tight end Cameron Brate, who spent last season with the team and was on the practice squad this past offseason.
The move comes after Austin Seferian-Jenkins suffered a shoulder injury in Sunday’s win against the Saints. The extent of the injury is not yet known to the public, though he was seen after the game with his shoulder wrapped in tape.
Brate, 24, originally signed with the Bucs as an undrafted free agent out of Harvard in 2014, where he was voted All Ivy League his senior year. In just five games with one start last season, Brate caught one pass for 17 yards. He spent one week on the Saints practice squad before rejoining the Bucs, where he’ll presumably be behind Luke Stocker and Brandon Myers on the depth chart.
To make room for Brate, Tampa Bay released linebacker Orie Lemon on Monday. This is the second time theBucs cut Lemon this offseason, the first time in August before resigning him a few days later. Lemon played 17 snaps on special teams last Sunday.
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