Alterraun Verner

#21 DB / Tampa Bay Buccaneers / EXP: 7YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 187 lb Age: 27 College: UCLA Bye 6

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  • Verner could shift to the second unit or be primarily utilized as a nickel corner with the signing Brent Grimes, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Verner appears destined to play a reduced role, considering Grimes' Pro Bowl pedigree, familiarity with defensive coordinator Mike Smith's system, and two-year, $13.5 million dollar contract. Verner had already been demoted for a stretch in 2015, losing his starting left cornerback job before regaining it in November. After grabbing 11 interceptions over the first four years of his career in Tennessee, Verner has only managed three picks over his first pair of campaigns in Tampa. He finished the 2015 season with 56 tackles (45 solo), an interception, 0.5 sacks, four passes defensed and a forced fumble.

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  • Buccaneers' Alterraun Verner: Active Sunday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Verner (foot) is listed as active Sunday versus the Cowboys, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports. Verner is coming off his most productive contest of the season, which included eight solo tackles and one interception of Eli Manning last Sunday. In Week 10, Verner will seek to replicate that line against Matt Cassel.

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  • Buccaneers' Alterraun Verner: Probable for Sunday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Verner is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys. Despite his sizable contract and league-wide reputation, Verner is merely working as the nickelback in one of the NFL's worst secondaries. He'll presumably be released at the end of the season.

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  • Verner (foot) was able to practice on a limited basis Thursday, Joe Kania of the Buccaneers' official site reports. It was an upgrade in activity level and a positive sign overall for the veteran corner, who had missed Wednesday's session entirely. Verner's play over the last several weeks has certainly been an improvement over his early-season performances, and his veteran savvy would come in particularly handy in a Week 10 matchup versus a very salty Dez Bryant. Friday's practice report should provide an even clearer indication of Verner's status for Sunday.

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  • Verner (foot) missed practice Wednesday, Joe Kania of the Buccaneers official site reports. Verner has considerably picked up his play in recent weeks, but may be in danger of missing Tampa's Week 10 tilt against the Cowboys. The sixth-year pro's injury stems from the Bucs' Week 9 loss to the Giants, and could provide Sterling Moore with an opportunity to start in Week 10. Verner's status will be updated after Thursday's practice session.

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Completed Games

WK OPP TK SACK INT FF DFR DFTD PDEF FPTS
1 TEN 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @NO 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @HOU 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
4 CAR 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 JAC 4.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
6 BYE - - - - - - - -
7 @WAS 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @ATL 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 NYG 8.0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
10 DAL 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @PHI 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @IND 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 ATL 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 NO 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @STL 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 CHI 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @CAR 1.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Scheduled Games

WK DATE OPP OPP RANK
1 09/11 @Atlanta Falcons 28
2 09/18 @Arizona Cardinals 18
3 09/25 Los Angeles Rams 30
4 10/02 Denver Broncos 12
5 10/11 @Carolina Panthers 19
6 BYE - -
7 10/23 @San Francisco 49ers 15
8 10/30 Oakland Raiders 21
9 11/04 Atlanta Falcons 28
10 11/13 Chicago Bears 23
11 11/20 @Kansas City Chiefs 4
12 11/27 Seattle Seahawks 9
13 12/04 @San Diego Chargers 8
14 12/11 New Orleans Saints 22
15 12/18 @Dallas Cowboys 3
16 12/24 @New Orleans Saints 22
17 01/01 Carolina Panthers 19

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