The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the team has promoted defensive lineman Patrick O’Connor to the active roster from the practice squad and signed wide receiver Ishmael Hyman to the practice squad. In addition, quarterback Blaine Gabbert has been placed on Injured Reserve.
Hyman (6-0, 196) spent the 2019 offseason and preseason with the Cleveland Browns. After going undrafted in 2017, Hyman spent time with the Orlando Apollos in the Alliance of American Football during the spring. He played collegiately at James Madison, winning an FCS title with the team in 2016. The Manalapan, New Jersey, native will wear No. 18 for Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay’s roster stands at 53.