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Top Josh Wells News

  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Activated from injured reserve

    Wells (calf) was activated from injured reserve Saturday.

    Wells suffered a calf injury in Week 2 and has missed the team's last four games. He's likely to play primarily on special teams and as a depth option for the offensive unit.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Designated to return from IR

    Wells (calf) was designated for return from injured reserve Wednesday.

    Wells is now eligible to return to practice while the team has 21 days to either activate him or leave him on IR for the remainder of the season. When healthy, the 31-year-old will provide additional depth behind Donovan Smith and Tristan Wirfs at offensive tackle.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Placed on IR

    Wells (calf) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    Wells will miss at least four games while on IR after he suffered a calf injury in Week 2 versus the Saints. The injury isn't expected to be a long-term issue or season-ending, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports. If Donovan Smith (elbow) can't start Sunday against the Packers, Brandon Walton is a top candidate to start at left tackle.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Not expected to play Week 3

    Head coach Todd Bowles said Wells (calf) won't play in Sunday's game against the Packers, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Wells suffered a calf injury during the first half of Sunday's contest against the Saints, and he was ruled out for the remainder of the game shortly after. If both Wells and Donovan Smith (elbow) are unable to suit up Week 3, Brandon Walton and Fred Johnson would be the candidates to start at tackle opposite Tristan Wirfs.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Suffers injury Sunday

    Wells exited Sunday's game against the Saints due to a calf injury, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Wells was unable to line up on Tampa Bay's final play of the first half after he appeared to hurt his calf against New Orleans. The 31-year-old stepped in as the Buccaneers' starting left tackle after Donovan Smith was ruled inactive ahead of Sunday's contest, leaving Brandon Walton to fill in on the team's final play from scrimmage in the first half, according to Stroud.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Remains out versus Saints

    Wells (calf) was ruled out for the second half of Sunday's game against the Saints, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

    Wells' absence will leave Tampa Bay's already depleted offensive line even more undermanned with starting left tackle Donovan Smith inactive Sunday. As a result, Brandon Walton should step in for the remainder of this Week 2 divisional matchup.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Back in Tampa Bay

    Wells (ankle) agreed to a one-year, $1.12 million contract with the Buccaneers on Friday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    Wells sustained an ankle injury in the Buccaneers' divisional-matchup against the Rams in January but will likely be good to go for offseason activities. The 31-year-old served as one of the team's top backups on the offensive line last year and should play a similar role in 2022.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Questionable to return Sunday

    Wells (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's divisional matchup with the Rams.

    Wells was filling in for All-Pro right tackle Tristan Wirfs, so in his absence, Tampa Bay is turning to 24-year-old Nick Leverett. Leverett played only 60 offensive snaps all season, which all came at left guard.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Will remain in Tampa

    Wells re-signed with the Buccaneers on a one-year contract Thursday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    Wells will get the veteran minimum of $990,000 along with a $137,500 signing bonus. The contract includes $500,000 in guaranteed money for the backup tackle.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Back with Bucs

    Wells has re-signed with the Buccaneers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    Wells spent his first four seasons with the Jaguars before signing a one-year deal with Tampa Bay last offseason. He ended up suiting up for 13 games and starting two of them. The veteran projects to provide depth at tackle in 2020.

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  • Buccaneers' Josh Wells: Signs with Tampa Bay

    Wells signed a contract with the Buccaneers on Monday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Wells started in five games for Jacksonville last season and appeared in 39 contests overall during his five-year stint with the team. The 28-year-old will provide depth to the Buccaneers' offensive line at the very least.

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  • Jaguars' Josh Wells: Sticking in Jacksonville

    Wells (concussion) re-signed with the Jaguars on Tuesday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

    Wells missed the season finale due to a concussion but was able to pass a physical to rejoin the Jags. The 28-year-old played in only seven games last season as he was on injured reserve with a groin injury.

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  • Jaguars' Josh Wells: Placed on IR

    Wells (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports.

    Wells sustained a concussion during a Week 16 win over the Dolphins, and will now end the 2018 season on injured reserve -- becoming the eighth offensive lineman to be placed on IR by Jacksonville this year. Corey Robinson will start at right tackle for the Jaguars' season finale.

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