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Isaiah Buggs: Joins Raiders' practice squad
The Raiders signed Buggs to their practice squad Tuesday.
Buggs dealt with an illness ahead of Week 18 and was waived by the Steelers on Saturday. However, he now appears to be fully healthy as he joins the Raiders' practice squad ahead of the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Isaiah Buggs: Cut by Steelers
Buggs (illness) was waived by the Steelers on Saturday, Teresa Varley of the team's official website reports.
Buggs was already ruled out of Sunday's regular-season finale due to an illness at the time of his release. He was drafted by the team in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft and played in 29 games, including seven starts.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Out Sunday
Buggs (illness) is out Sunday against the Ravens, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Buggs hasn't played since Week 11 after suffering an ankle injury and later being placed on the COVID list. Despite clearing COVID protocols last Saturday, Buggs has not yet returned to practice. In his absence, Henry Mondeaux will likely continue to see extra opportunity.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Activated from COVID-19 list
Buggs (COVID-19) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday.
Buggs has not played since Week 11 after dealing with an ankle injury and being placed on the COVID-19 list, but all these issues are now a thing of the past. The defensive tackle has recorded 17 tackles and one pass defended across 10 appearances in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Placed on reserve/COVID-19 list
The Steelers placed Buggs (undisclosed) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.
Buggs missed the last three games with an ankle injury but was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session. However, he'll now be forced to spend some time away from the team. The Steelers didn't indicate whether the 25-year-old has tested positive for COVID-19, but Henry Mondeaux should start Sunday against Kansas City if Buggs is unavailable.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Fully participates in practice
Buggs (ankle) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session, Dale Lolley of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Buggs was unavailable for the last three games due to an ankle injury, but it appears as though he'll be back in action Sunday against Kansas City. The 25-year-old has had a rotational role on Pittsburgh's defensive line this year.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Won't play Sunday
Buggs (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans, Burt Lauten of the Steelers' official site reports.
This will make the fourth straight game that Buggs does not play and the third he has missed due to a lingering ankle injury. The nose tackle has held a rotational role, accumulating 17 tackles on the season and 24 or more defensive snaps in each of the last four games he has appeared in.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Questionable for Week 15
Buggs (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans.
Buggs practiced in full Wednesday only to log no activity Thursday and Friday. That doesn't bode well for his availability Sunday, though the team hasn't ruled out the possibility of him suiting up. Buggs has played a rotational role along Pittsburgh's defensive line this season, racking up 17 total tackles and one pass defended.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: No limitations Wednesday
Buggs (ankle) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Buggs was sidelined for the last two games due to an ankle issue, but he should be back in action against the Titans on Sunday. Across the last four games, he's recorded nine tackles (two solo) and a pass defense.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Not ready for return
The Steelers ruled Buggs (ankle) out for Thursday's game against the Vikings.
Buggs will miss his second straight game due to injury and his third in a row overall, with his absence in Week 11 being attributed to a coach's decision. The third-year defensive tackle has totaled 17 tackles (five solo) through his 10 appearances on the season.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Inactive for Week 13
Buggs (ankle) is out for the team's Week 13 contest against the Ravens, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Buggs popped up on the injury report this week with an ankle injury after sitting out of the team's Week 12 matchup versus the Bengals, which was a coach's decision. With Cameron Heyward (illness) questionable to play, the 25-year-old's inability to take the field will likely lead to larger roles for Henry Mondeaux and Montravius Adams.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Inactive Sunday
Buggs (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Bengals, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.
Buggs was dealing with a hip injury previously, but that does not appear to be the reason he's inactive Sunday. The third-year pro's absence likely will lead to larger roles for Henry Mondeaux and Isaiahh Loudermilk.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Manages full practice Wednesday
Buggs (hip) was able to practice fully for the Steelers on Wednesday, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Buggs suffered a hip injury in Week 9 that isn't considered serious, according to coach Mike Tomlin. The defensive tackle logged a full practice Wednesday, which could indicate that he'll be able to suit up against the Lions in Week 10. If Buggs suffers any setbacks, expect Henry Mondeaux to see an increased role Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Buggs: Banged up Monday
Buggs (hip) was injured during the Steelers' victory over the Bears on Monday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.
Buggs' injury is not considered serious and was categorized as minor bumps and bruises by head coach Mike Tomlin. He'll try to be ready for Sunday against the Lions.... See More ... See Less
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