The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today signed safety Jaquan Johnson to the practice squad.
Johnson (5-10, 191) originally entered the league as a sixth-round pick (No. 181 overall) by the Buffalo Bills in the 2019 NFL Draft. In his career, Johnson has appeared in 60 games – all for Buffalo between 2019-22 – making four starts and amassing 39 tackles, two interceptions and two passes defensed. Johnson played collegiately at the University of Miami from 2015-18, tallying 252 tackles, eight interceptions, seven passes defensed, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries. The Miami native twice earned second-team All-ACC honors (2017-18) and was a second-team All-American in 2017 when he led the Hurricanes in tackles. He will wear No. 34 for Tampa Bay.
In addition, Tampa Bay released defensive lineman C.J. Brewer from the practice squad.