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Final
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NFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
2-1-0 9-3-0
2-0-0 5-7-0
1-3-0 5-7-0
1-2-0 5-7-0

2021 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
SCK
Sacks
FUM
Forced Fumbles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 2 0.5 0 0 0

Top Pat O'Connor News

  • Buccaneers' Patrick O'Connor: Full participant Tuesday

    O'Conner (calf) was a listed as a full participant for Tuesday's walkthrough.

    O'Conner missed Sunday's win over the Dolphins due to the calf injury, but it appears his absence will be limited to one game. The 27-year-old has played only one defensive snap through four games this season.

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  • Buccaneers' Patrick O'Connor: Ruled out for Week 5

    O'Connor (calf) has been ruled out for Tampa Bay's Week 5 contest against the Dolphins, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.

    O'Connor injured his calf during the week and will be unable to play in Week 5. Steve McLendon could see more snaps at defensive end Sunday with the former seventh-round pick by Detroit ruled out. O'Connor's next chance to play will be in Week 6 on Thursday night against the Eagles.

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  • Buccaneers' Patrick O'Connor: Receives promotion

    O'Connor was signed from Tampa Bay's practice squad Tuesday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    The signing of O'Connor comes after the Buccaneers placed Blaine Gabbert (shoulder) on injured reserve and needed to sign someone to take his spot on the roster. O'Connor, a 2017 seventh-round pick, has not played since his rookie season.

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  • Patrick O'Connor: Re-signed to practice squad

    O'Connor was re-signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad Tuesday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

    O'Connor made a quick return to the team facility, as he was just waived from the active roster Monday when the team needed a roster spot for running back T.J. Logan. The 2017 seventh-round pick hasn't seen regular-action since his rookie campaign, when he suited up for three games.

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  • Patrick O'Connor: Waived by Buccaneers

    O'Connor was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

    The Buccaneers claimed running back T.J. Logan off waivers Monday, leaving O'Connor as the odd man out. The 25-year-old played three games for Tampa Bay in 2017 but has yet to record an NFL stat.

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  • Buccaneers' Pat O'Connor: Promoted to active roster

    O'Connor was promoted to the Buccaneers' active roster Tuesday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    The Buccaneers must see a lot of promise in the rookie defensive end, as the team released veteran Darryl Tapp in order to make room for O'Connor on the roster. O'Connor spent the preseason with the Lions after being selected in the seventh round of April's draft. He could see some defensive snaps Sunday if starter Robert Ayers -- who continues to deal with a concussion -- is sidelined for the contest.

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  • Pat O'Connor: Inked to Lions' practice squad

    O'Connor has been signed to the Lions' practice squad, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.

    O'Connor could be called up this season if the team experiences injury woes at defensive end.

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  • Pat O'Connor: Waived by Lions

    O'Connor was waived by the Lions on Saturday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

    O'Connor, a seventh-round pick in this year's draft, was outplayed by undrafted rookies Alex Barrett and Jeremiah Valoaga in training camp. The Lions likely intend to stash him on their practice squad, assuming he clears waivers.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 270 lbs
Birthplace: Evergreen Park, IL
Age: 28
School: Eastern Michigan
Experience: 3