The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the team has signed tight end Jordan Leggett to the active roster from the practice squad.
Leggett (6-5, 258) was awarded to the Buccaneers off waivers from the New York Jets in the 2019 offseason after spending the first two years of his career with the Jets, where he was a fifth-round selection (150th overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft. Leggett has played in 15 career games, all with New York, recording 14 receptions for 114 yards and one touchdown. He wears No. 87 for Tampa Bay.
The Buccaneers also announced that inside linebacker Jack Cichy has been placed on Injured Reserve. Tampa Bay’s active roster stands at 53.
In addition, the Buccaneers have signed tight end Codey McElroy to the practice squad.
McElroy (6-6, 258) spent the 2019 offseason and preseason with the Dallas Cowboys. He originally entered the league with the Los Angeles Rams as a college free agent in 2018. Prior to his one season of football at Southeastern Oklahoma State, McElroy was selected in the 19th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft by the Atlanta Braves and spent two years in the minor leagues before joining the Oklahoma State basketball team as a walk-on and eventually transferring to Southeastern Oklahoma State. The Frederick, Oklahoma, native will wear No. 86 for Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay’s practice squad stands at 10.