General manager Jason Licht said Stewart will get looks at several positions ahead of the 2019 season, but the team would "love to see him at safety," Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Stewart largely operated as Tampa Bay's primary nickelback during the first half of the 2018 season, but injuries derailed his second half and contributed to him being almost exclusively a special-teams player in the final few weeks. If health prevails, the 2017 second-round pick has the potential to surface on the IDP radar if he can carve out a starting role next to Justin Evans in 2019.
Stewart has missed five straight games due to a lingering foot issue, but finally appears to be approaching a return to full health. The rookie second-round pick will have a shot to suit up against the Saints on Sunday if he's able to continue fully participating in practice.
Stewart will miss his fifth straight game because of this foot issue. His absence will leave the Buccaneers thin in the secondary Sunday, as fellow rookie Carlton Davis (knee) has also been ruled out and Brent Grimes (knee) is listed as questionable. Ryan Smith and Javien Elliott will likely see an increase in work Sunday.
Stewart (foot) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the 49ers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Stewart was unable to participate in practice all week and will miss his fourth straight game due to a lingering foot injury. With the rookie second-round pick sidelined, De'Vante Harris will serve as the top backup to starting cornerback Brent Grimes during Sunday's tilt against the 49ers.
Stewart (foot) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Giants, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.
Stewart will miss his third straight game due to a lingering foot issue, and remain sidelined Week 11. Expect Carlton Davis and De'Vante Harris to once again slot in as the Buccaneers' nickel and dime cornerbacks during Sunday's tilt against the Giants. A timetable for Stewart's recovery has yet to be disclosed.
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