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Buccaneers announce roster moves ahead of Sunday’s game in Atlanta

Decisions impacted by recent COVID-19 news throughout the team.

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today designated kickerGreg Joseph and offensive lineman Ted Larsen as Contagious Disease Practice Squad Elevations for Sunday’s game vs. the Atlanta Falcons. Joseph wears No. 1 for Tampa Bay, while Larsen wears No. 62.

In addition, the Buccaneers signed punter Dustin Colquitt and long snapper Garrison Sanborn to the team’s practice squad.

Colquitt (6-3, 210) has played in 243 career games since being selected in the third round (99th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He spent his first 15 NFL seasons with the Chiefs before appearing in five games for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2020. Colquitt, who has twice been selected to the Pro Bowl (2012, 2016), was a member of the Super Bowl LIV Champion Chiefs. The Knoxville, Tennessee, native played collegiately at The University of Tennessee.

Sanborn (6-1, 240) played in all 32 games for the Buccaneers from 2017-18. He played his first eight professional seasons with the Buffalo Bills (2009-2016) before arriving in Tampa Bay. Sanborn most recently played three games for the San Francisco 49ers in 2019. Since entering the league as a college free agent out of Florida State in 2009, he has played in 163 career games, recording 32 special teams tackles. He is a native of Tampa.

(Courtesy of the Buccaneers Communications Department.)