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22 December 2015

BUCCANEERS PROMOTE WR EVAN SPENCER TO THE ACTIVE ROSTER

Team Signs WR Andre Davis & LB Darius Eubanks to Practice Squad
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have promoted wide receiver Evan Spencer from the team’s practice squad to the active roster.
                                                                                                                                             
Spencer (6-2, 208) played collegiately at Ohio State and entered the league as a sixth-round pick (187th overall) of the Washington Redskins in the 2015 NFL Draft. The Vernon Hills, Illinois native spent this past offseason and preseason with Washington, before being waived on September 9. He has been on Tampa Bay’s practice squad since Week 3. He wears No. 85 for Tampa Bay.
 
The team also announced that they have signed wide receiver Andre Davis and linebacker Darius Eubanks to the practice squad. There was an additional spot available due to wide receiver Rannell Hall signing on the Cleveland Browns’ active roster.
 
Davis (6-1, 211) played collegiately at the University of South Florida and entered the NFL this past offseason as a college free agent with the Buffalo Bills. Davis spent the offseason and preseason with Buffalo, before being waived prior to the start of the regular season. He spent two weeks on Tampa Bay’s practice squad earlier this season. He will wear No. 19 for the Buccaneers.
 
Eubanks (6-2, 222) originally entered the league as a college free agent with the Minnesota Vikings in 2013, spending the 2013 preseason and offseason with the team, before being waived. He started the 2013 season on the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad, before being promoted to the active roster, playing in nine games, with one start, totaling nine tackles and three special teams tackles. Eubanks, who played collegiately at Georgia Southern, spent the 2014 offseason and preseason with Cleveland, before being placed on injured reserve prior to the start of the 2014 regular season.
 
The Harlem, Georgia native was with Cleveland for this past offseason, before being waived on August 9. He joined the Dallas Cowboys’ practice squad on October 20, spending eight weeks with the team, before being waived on December 15. Eubanks will wear No. 49 for Tampa Bay.
                                                                                                          
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