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Top Bug Howard News

  • Bug Howard: Nabs injury settlement

    The Buccaneers waived Howard (undisclosed) from IR with an injury settlement Tuesday, per the NFL's transaction log.

    Howard has yet to make his NFL debut, but he could now get another chance to sign with a club this season. When healthy, Howard will likely test his opportunities on practice squads around the league.

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  • Buccaneers' Bug Howard: Lands on IR

    Howard (undisclosed) reverted to the Buccaneers' injured reserve list Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    The specifics regarding the injury remain unclear, but barring an injury settlement, Howard's 2022 campaign is over. Since going undrafted in 2017, the 6-foot-5 tight end has spent time on seven different practice squads but has yet to make his NFL debut.

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  • Bug Howard: Let go with injury designation

    The Buccaneers waived Howard (undisclosed) with an injury designation Tuesday.

    After a successful campaign in the USFL with Philadelphia, Howard signed with Tampa Bay for training camp. However, the 28-year-old tight end finds himself among a wave of cuts ahead of Tuesday's 80-man roster deadline.

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  • Buccaneers' Bug Howard: Joins Tampa Bay

    Howard signed with the Buccaneers on Thursday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    After a successful campaign in the USFL with Philadelphia, Howard will help fill Tampa Bay's hole at tight end. With the Buccaneer's departure of O.J. Howard and the retirement of Rob Gronkowski, Cameron Brate and recent signee Kyle Rudolph will likely share starter's reps. Consequently, expect Howard to try and carve out a depth role behind the veteran duo.

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  • Bug Howard: Jettisoned by Bills

    Buffalo waived Howard on Tuesday.

    Howard linked with the Bills to begin training camp, but he's now been cut as a result of ongoing roster trimming around the league. Since going undrafted out of North Carolina back in 2017, Howard has yet to make his NFL debut.

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  • Bills' Bug Howard: Links up with Bills

    Buffalo signed Howard to a contract Friday, Sal Capaccio of WGR Sports Radio 550 Buffalo reports.

    Howard hasn't yet secured a regular-season roster spot in his NFL career, but he'll get another chance to compete for one in Buffalo. Since going undrafted back in 2017, Howard has logged stints with the Colts, Browns, Panthers, Broncos and Jaguars.

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  • Bug Howard: Joins Jags' practice squad

    Howard signed with the Jaguars' practice squad Monday.

    Howard has yet to make an NFL roster since going undrafted in 2019. He spent his rookie season bouncing on and off the Broncos' practice squad before getting let go during the offseason. He will now look make an impression in Jacksonville.

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  • Bug Howard: Done in Denver

    The Broncos waived Howard on Monday, Aric DiLalla of the team's official site reports.

    Howard spent 2019 bouncing on and off of Denver's practice squad due to an ankle injury sustained in training camp, but he's now become expendable following the arrival of fourth-round rookie tight end Albert Okwuegbunam. He'll work to get another shot elsewhere in the league.

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  • Broncos' Bug Howard: Remains with Broncos

    Howard signed a reserve/future contract with the Broncos on Monday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    Howard latched on with Denver in the spring but suffered an injury during the preseason before joining the practice squad in December. The 25-year-old is still looking to make his NFL debut since going undrafted in 2017.

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  • Bug Howard: Rejoins Denver

    Howard (ankle) signed with the Broncos' practice squad Wednesday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.

    Howard was with the Broncos in training camp but went down with an ankle injury and was eventually waived off injured reserve with an injury settlement. The 25-year-old could be promoted to the active roster should the team suffer any more injuries at tight end.

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  • Bug Howard: Waived with injury settlement

    Howard (ankle) was waived with an injury settlement Friday, according to the NFL's transaction report.

    Howard was placed on injured reserve after suffering an ankle injury a little over a week ago, but the Broncos ultimately decided to part ways with the 24-year-old wideout.

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  • Broncos' Bug Howard: Ankle injury lingers

    Howard was placed on injured reserve Wednesday due to an ankle injury, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

    Howard has been managing an ankle injury since July 26 and will likely spend the remainder of the season on IR due to its severity. The 24-year-old briefly returned to practice in training camp but did not manage to shed the ankle problem. He'll now turn his attention toward getting fully healthy.

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  • Broncos' Bug Howard: Placed on IR

    Howard was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

    It remains to be seen what sort of injury Howard is managing, but he dealt with an ankle issue earlier in training camp. The 24-year-old tight end will remain on IR for the entire season barring an injury settlement.

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  • Broncos' Bug Howard: Back at practice

    Howard (ankle) returned for Sunday's practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

    Howard had been carted off the field during practice July 26 due to the ankle injury, but finally made his return to the field. He'll resume his quest to make the roster as a depth tight end, but faces a tough test with four players listed ahead of him.

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  • Broncos' Bug Howard: Will miss some time

    Head coach Vic Fangio said Howard (ankle) will be out at least a couple of weeks, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.

    Howard had to be carted off the practice field Thursday after sustaining the injury during red-zone drills. The injury comes at a bad time for the 24-year-old, as he tries to make Denver's active roster after not playing in the NFL last season.

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  • Broncos' Bug Howard: Will get MRI

    Howard will get an MRI to determine the severity of an apparent ankle injury, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    Howard had to be carted off the field Thursday after sustaining the injury during red-zone drills. Klis also reported that preliminary x-rays offered some encouragement for the situation. Howard spent the 2017 season on the Browns' practice squad and didn't play for an NFL team last season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 240 lbs
Age: 28
School: North Carolina
Experience: 1