Nunez-Roches re-signed with the Buccaneers on a two-year, $5 million deal Thursday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.
The offseason strategy for Tampa Bay is clear as the franchise pursues a Super Bowl repeat; bring everybody back. While Nunez-Roches signing a new contract may be a less-publicized transaction compared to those of defensive stars Lavonte David and Shaquil Barrett, the 27-year-old nevertheless joins a growing list of would-be free agents who GM Jason Licht has managed to retain from last year's roster. Nunez-Roches started all four of Tampa Bay's postseason games in January and February, collecting four tackles and a QB hit.
Nunez-Roches (foot) is re-signing with Tampa Bay on a one-year, $2.25 million contract, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.
Nunez-Roches came off the bench for Tampa last season, recording nine tackles on 293 defensive snaps in 16 games. He'll probably end up in a depth role again, but he could get a shot at a starting job if the Bucs don't sign a replacement for free agent Ndamukong Suh. There hasn't been any indication that Nunez-Roches' foot injury from Week 17 was serious.
Nunez-Roches will not return to Sunday's contest against the Falcons due to a foot injury, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Nunez-Roches recorded two tackles (one solo) before leaving the field. Across 15 contests in 2019, the rotational defensive end notched 10 tackles (five solo) and one fumble recovery,
Nunez-Roches (finger) will play in Thursday's game versus the Panthers, Carmen Vitali of the Buccaneers' official site reports.
Nunez-Roches left Week 1's game versus the 49ers with a finger injury after 14 defensive snaps. The fifth-year pro will likely have a similar role Thursday.
Nunez-Roches (finger) was a full participant in Monday's practice.
Nunez-Roches sustained a finger injury in Sunday's season-opening loss to the 49ers, but it seemingly wasn't very serious. The Buccaneers will have two more practices for the 26-year-old to prove that the issue is well behind him before Thursday's matchup with Carolina.
Nunez-Roches suffered a hand injury during Sunday's game against the 49ers and is questionable to return, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.
It's unclear how the veteran picked up the injury, but it's serious enough to force him to miss time for evaluation. With Nunez-Roches sidelined, Beau Allen could see an increase in snaps.
Nunez-Roches tallied three tackles (two solo), including two sacks, in the Buccaneers' 13-12 preseason win over the Browns on Friday.
The reserve defensive lineman had quite the impact, notching his pair of quarterback takedowns in the second half. Nunez-Roches has shown well this preseason, having also recorded multiple stops in the exhibition opener against the Steelers. He'll project as Ndamukong Suh's primary backup at left defensive end in coordinator Todd Bowles' 3-4 defense during the 2019 campaign.
Nunez-Roches re-signed with the Buccaneers on Friday, Carmen Vitall of the team's official site reports.
Nunez-Roches played a reserve role in Tampa Bay last season, appearing in three games and posting two tackles. The 25-year-old will once again provide interior depth behind Gerald McCoy, Beau Allen and Vita Vea in 2019.
Nunez-Roches is absent from Wednesday's injury report, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Nunez-Roches has missed two straight games due to lingering knee and ankle injuries, but appears to have made a return to full health. Barring any setbacks, expect the depth defensive lineman to suit up against the Saints on Sunday .
Nunez-Roches (knee/ankle) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Nunez-Roches is a surprising addition to Friday's injury report, given that he was unlisted Wednesday and Thursday. The depth defensive tackle appears to have picked up a knee injury during practice, resulting in his questionable tag for Week 13. Nunez-Roches has not logged more than 10 defensive snaps since Week 8, so if he were to miss any time, it would be unlikely to significantly impact Tampa Bay's defense.
Nunez-Roches signed a deal with the Buccaneers on Tuesday, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.
The Buccaneers quickly filled their open roster slot after they released fellow defensive tackle Jerel Worthy on Monday. A 2015 sixth-round pick, Nunez-Roches started 11 games for Kansas City last season and recorded 24 tackles and a half-sack. Nunez-Roches will look to provide depth, as injuries to Beau Allen (foot) and Mitch Unrein (knee) have hit the Buccaneers' defensive line.
Nunez-Roches (abdomen) recorded two total tackles (one for a loss) in Saturday's preseason game against the 49ers.
Nunez-Roches suffered a hip injury just more than a week ago during practice, but given that he was able to play 27 snaps on defense for Indianapolis on Saturday, the tackle appears to have put the injury behind him.
Nunez-Roches did not practice Thursday due to an abdominal injury, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.
Nunez-Roches, who was claimed by the Colts back in May, is currently fighting for a spot on the team's final roster. Consequently, this injury could represent a huge hit to his chances if it's even slightly serious. Consider him day-to-day until an official update on his status is provided.
The Colts claimed Nunez-Roches off waivers from the Chiefs on Friday.
Nunez-Roches was waived by Kansas City earlier in the week after totaling 24 tackles (13 solo) and a half-sack in 16 games with the Chiefs in 2017. The 24-year-old could serve in a rotational role on the Colts' defensive line if he cracks the 53-man roster in September.
Nunez-Roches was released by the Chiefs on Tuesday, Terez A. Paylor of Yahoo Sports reports.
Nunez-Roches re-signed with the Chiefs just over a week ago, but with the team looking to clear cap space, it saw the release of the defensive lineman as a way to do so. Nunez-Roches was due nearly $2 million in 2018 and was not viewed as a critical member of the Kansas City defense.
Nunez-Roches re-signed with the Chiefs on Friday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.
Primarily utilized as a depth defensive end, Nunez-Roches figures to make his earnings through special teams. Nunez-Roches appeared in 16 games for the Chiefs last season and racked up 24 tackles.
Nunez-Roches (ankle) will not play in Saturday's wild-card tilt versus the Titans, BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official site reports.
Nunez-Roches was listed as doubtful heading into the weekend, so his absence comes as no surprise. Jarvis Jenkins figures to see increased reps providing depth at defensive end as a result.
Nunez-Roches (ankle) is doubtful for Saturday's wild-card game against the Titans.
Nunez-Roches failed to practice all week after suffering an ankle injury in the Week 17 game against the Broncos. A rotational player on the defensive line, Nunez-Roches averaged 24.5 defensive snaps per game during the regular season. Jarvis Jenkins (knee) is questionable for the contest as well, which could leave the Chiefs' defensive line very thin Saturday.
Nunez-Roches will not return to Sunday's game against the Broncos due to an ankle injury.
Nunez-Roches sustained the injury in the second half of Sunday's regular season finale. Chris Jones, Justin Hamilton, Allen Bailey and Jarvis Jenkins are the Chiefs' only available defensive linemen for the remainder of Sunday's game.
Nunez-Roches (back) practiced in full Wednesday.
Nunez-Roches injured his back during last Thursday's game against the Raiders, but his full showing Wednesday suggests he won't miss any additional time.
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