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Top Nick Leverett News

  • 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: 25
School: Rice
Experience: 2