As the Buccaneers prepare for their Monday night matchup against the Panthers, they’ve made a minor roster move. According to Roy Cummings of WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa Bay (via Twitter), the Bucs have promoted linebacker Cameron Lynch to the active roster. To make room on the roster, the team has waived wideout Jeremy Butler.
Lynch, a 2015 undrafted free agent out of Syracuse, spent last season with the Rams. The linebacker contributed mostly on special teams, collecting four tackles in 16 games. The 23-year-old was cut during the Rams’ final roster cuts, and he landed on the Buccaneers’ practice squad in mid-September. Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times notes (via Twitter) that the Bucs decided against promoting a defensive lineman, an indication that one of Robert Ayers, Noah Spence, or Clinton McDonald should be able to play on Monday.
The Buccaneers promoted Butler to the active roster earlier this week. The former undrafted free agent previously spent time with the Ravens, where he collected 31 receptions for 363 yards in eight games last season.