Buccaneers running backs Doug Martin (ankle) and Charles Sims (ankle) headline the Week 9 inactives for Sunday in Cleveland. Also injured and out are linebacker Brandon Magee (knee) and tackle Anthony Collins (foot). The healthy scratches are cornerback Brandon Dixon and guard Kadeem Edwards.
The following players were ruled inactive for the Buccaneers Sunday afternoon against the Vikings in Week 8: Jonathan Casillas, Brandon Dixon, Kadeem Edwards, Mike Kafka, Brandon Magee, Kevin Pamphile and Keith Tandy.
The Buccaneers have activated defensive back Brandon Dixon off their practice squad onto their live roster. The rookie sixth round pick was cut last week by the Jets and signed by Tampa Bay.
The Jets have cut their roster down to 53 by waiving a number of players. Those on offense are quarterback Tajh Boyd and Matt Simms, wide receivers Clyde Gates and Stephen Hill, running backs Daryl Richardson and Alex Green, tight end Chris Pantale, linemen Brent Qvale and Caleb Schlauderaff. The defenders imclude defensive backs Rontez Miles, Jeremy Reeves, Johnny Patrick, Dimitri Patterson and Brandon Dixon, linemen Zach Thompson, Kerry Hyder and Tevita Finau and linebackers Garrett McIntyre and A.J. Edds. Linebacker Antwan Barnes has been placed on the PUP list.
The Jets signed sixth-round pick Brandon Dixon, a cornerback out of Division II Northwest Missouri State, to a four-year deal. The team has yet to sign first-rounder Calvin Pryor and third-rounder Dexter McDougle.