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FB Larsen Returns, TE Noble Waived

Posted Sep 25, 2013

The Bucs tweaked their both their backfield and their tight end corps for the second straight day Tuesday, re-signing FB Spencer Larsen and waiving TE Danny Noble

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Spencer Larsen returns to the Bucs for a third time, adding depth to the team's fullback position
  • TE Danny Noble, who had been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster two days earlier, is waived
  • The practice squad also gets an addition in former University of Arizona WR Dan Buckner
Two days after activating running back Jeff Demps and placing tight end Luke Stocker on injured reserve, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made another pair of roster moves on Wednesday that impacted the depth at those two spots on the depth chart.

The Buccaneers re-signed fullback Spencer Larsen, who has come and gone several times in the last two months.  To make room on the 53-man roster, the team waived second-year tight end Danny Noble.  Noble had been promoted from the practice squad last Saturday and he was active for Sunday's game in New England but did not see any action.

Tampa Bay also signed rookie wide receiver Dan Buckner to the practice squad, filling the  spot that was open spot created over the weekend by Noble’s promotion.  The 6-4, 215-pound Buckner entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Arizona Cardinals this past spring, having played his final two years of collegiate ball at the University of Arizona.  As a senior, he caught 61 passes for 773 yards and five touchdowns for the Wildcats.

Larsen first joined the Buccaneers in July on the third day of the team's training camp.  He started the team's preseason opener against Baltimore on September 8 but then did not see action in the next two games due to a minor injury.  Larsen was waived on August 26 during Tampa Bay's roster cutdown to 75 players.  Before arriving in Tampa, Larsen has spent four seasons with the Denver Broncos (2008-11) and one on injured reserve with the New England Patriots (2012).

On September 10, the Buccaneers re-signed Larsen after playing the season opener against the New York Jets without any healthy fullbacks.  However, Larsen was released on September 14 in order to create room for the promotion of cornerback Deveron Carr from the practice squad; the next day, fullback Erik Lorig returned from his calf injury to play against the New Orleans Saints.

-- FB Spencer Larsen has two other stints with the Bucs this season

The 6-2, 245-pound Larsen originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick by the Broncos in 2008.  He made an interesting bit of history as a rookie, starting a game against the Atlanta Falcons at both fullback and middle linebacker.  That made Larsen the first Bronco ever to start on both sides of the ball and the first NFL player since Orlando Brown in 2003 to pull off that feat.  Primarily a linebacker in college at Arizona, he was a reserve at both spots in 2009 before concentrating on fullback for the next two years.  His career NFL totals include 17 carries for 62 yards and 14 receptions for another 127 yards, as well as 38 tackles on defense.

Tampa Bay's tight end corps has gone from five players to three in the last two days, which may indicate that 2013 free agency addition Tom Crabtree is close to returning from the ankle injury that has cost him the first three games of the regular season.  With Stocker on I.R., the team's TE group consists of Crabtree, fourth-year man Nate Byham and rookie Tim Wright, a converted wide receiver.