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Top Nick Leverett News

  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Signs tender with Bucs

    Leverett signed his exclusive rights tender with the Buccaneers on Monday, which means he has recovered from his knee injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Leverett will remain in Tampa Bay for the 2023 season after gaining medical clearance and signing his tender as an exclusive rights free agent. The offensive guard started 10 games last season but missed Tampa Bay's playoff loss to the Cowboys due to the now-healed knee issue.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Signs exclusive rights tender

    Leverett has signed the exclusive rights tender he received from the Buccaneers in March, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Leverett will remain in Tampa Bay for another season in 2023 after he started the final 10 games of the 2022 campaign. The 26-year-old will look to be a fixture on the offensive line as the Buccaneers transition to a new quarterback under center this season.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Sticking with Bucs for another year

    The Buccaneers extended the tender offer to Leverett (knee) on Friday, per the team's official site.

    Leverett is now set to become an exclusive rights free agent, so he'll ultimately remain with Tampa Bay in 2023 because he's now unable to negotiate with other NFL teams following Friday's transaction. The 26-year-old guard started for the Buccaneers throughout all of their final 10 games this past campaign, and he's currently in line to block for a new signal caller this season given Tom Brady's recent retirement.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Sitting out wild-card round

    Leverett (knee) has been deemed inactive ahead of Monday's playoff game versus the Cowboys.

    Leverett was limited by a knee injury during practice Thursday and sat out Friday's and Saturday's sessions due to this issue. As a result, the 26-year-old will be forced to miss this home playoff matchup against the Cowboys' dangerous pass rush. In his stead, rookie Luke Goedeke is the top candidate to start at left guard Monday night, according to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Doesn't practice Friday

    Leverett (knee) didn't practice Friday.

    Leverett was a limited participant during Thursday's practice, but he was downgraded to a non-participant Friday. If he's unable to practice Saturday, Luke Goedeke would likely be in line to start at left guard during Monday's wild-card matchup against Dallas.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Back to full health

    Leverett (shoulder) was not listed on Wednesday's injury report, Brianna Dix of the Buccaneer's official site reports.

    Leverett dealt with an AC joint injury during the preseason, but he's returned to full health in time to suit up Week 1. He stands to back up center Robert Hainsey with Ryan Jensen (knee) sidelined for most of the season.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Returning to practice soon

    Leverett (shoulder) should return to practice soon and will likely be ready for Week 1 against Dallas, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Leverett was diagnosed with an AC joint injury, and preliminary exams suggest he'll be back to full strength soon. If available for Week 1, Leverett will likely operate as the team's top backup offensive guard behind Luke Goedeke and Shaq Mason.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Diagnosed with AC joint injury

    Leverett (shoulder) was diagnosed Sunday with an AC joint injury following X-rays and has avoided a long-term injury, Aaron Wilson of reports.

    Leverett suffered the injury during Saturday's preseason finale. Per Wilson, the injury is expected to be manageable moving forward, so it's possible Leverett will be available for Week 1.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Won't return against Indianapolis

    Leverett was ruled out after suffering a shoulder injury during Saturday's preseason finale, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    The interior offensive lineman was filling for starting left guard Aaron Stinnie, who suffered a season-ending knee injury earlier this week. The exact severity and nature of Leverett's injury are still unknown, though another significant injury along the Buccaneers' depleted offensive line would be a major issue heading into the team's Week 1 matchup with the Cowboys on Sept. 11.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Candidate to replace Stinnie

    Leverett is likely to compete with rookie Luke Goedeke for the starting left guard job in the wake of Aaron Stinnie's season-ending knee injury, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

    Stinnie suffered a tear of both the ACL and MCL in his left knee in Saturday night's preseason loss to the Titans, making him the second Buccaneers starting offensive lineman to go down this summer following center Ryan Jensen's own knee injury suffered on the second day of training camp. Leverett did gain some experience as a rookie in 2021, logging a total of 69 snaps from scrimmage across two regular-season games and one playoff contest. The Rice product also drew the start at left guard in the preseason-opening loss to the Dolphins and certainly has at least an edge in experience over Goedeke, who played right tackle in college and was guilty of a pair of holding penalties and a sack against Tennessee.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Off COVID-19 list

    The Buccaneers activated Leverett off of the COVID-19 list Friday.

    Leverett spent all of last season on the Buccaneers' practice squad and will have an uphill battle to make his NFL debut this season. He has one week to get into game action before the regular season begins Aug. 9.

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  • Buccaneers' Nick Leverett: Lands on COVID-19 list

    The Buccaneers placed Leverett on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday.

    It is unclear how long Leverett will be away from the team. The undrafted free agent out of Rice spent all of last season on the Buccaneers' practice squad and re-signed with Tampa Bay this offseason.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 310 lbs
Birthplace: Charlotte, NC
Age: 26
School: Rice
Experience: 3