Team Also Adds C Joe Hawley To Injury ReportThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that offensive lineman Mike Liedtke (pronounced lid-key) has been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster and linebacker Cameron Lynch has been waived.
Liedtke (6-3, 305) has been on Tampa Bay’s practice squad this season, after spending the final six weeks of the 2016 season on the team’s practice squad. He originally entered the league as a college free agent with the Miami Dolphins in 2015. The Woodstock, Illinois native spent the 2015 season between the Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs’ practice squads. Liedtke, who played collegiately at Illinois State, spent time with the New York Jets in the 2016 offseason. He has also spent time on the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad. He wears No. 67 for Tampa Bay.
Lynch (6-0, 229) has played in all 11 games for Tampa Bay this season, recording five special teams tackles and a special teams fumble recovery.
The team also announced that center Joe Hawley has been added to the injury report with an illness. His status for Sunday’s game is questionable.