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Buccaneers vs. Chargers final injury report: Chris Conte out, Gerald McCoy likely to play

Buccaneers vs. Chargers final injury report: Chris Conte out, Gerald McCoy likely to play

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have to face the San Diego Chargers without starting safety Chris Conte and backup center Evan Smith, but are otherwise healthy. The Bucs have four other players listed as questionable, but all of them are expected to play, including star defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. McCoy said on Monday that he would play against the Chargers, while Dirk Koetter said more or less the same thing today, though he was slightly more cautious. With Conte out, the Bucs are likely to start Keith Tandy at free safety, which may present some problems against Phillip Rivers and the...
Bucs Nation Dec 1, 2016
Chris Conte injury: Bucs safety not expected to play

Chris Conte injury: Bucs safety not expected to play

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will likely be without safety Chris Conte against the San Diego Chargers. Conte missed yesterday’s practice with a chest injury, and ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported that he’s “expected” to miss Sunday’s game. The Bucs signed veteran Major Wright to help shore up that part of their secondary, but Keith Tandy is more likely to get the start. While many Bucs fans have not been pleased with Conte’s performance, he’s actually played well over the past month — and Tandy hasn’t exactly played well in the limited playing time he’s gotten this year,...
Tampa Bay Times Nov 29, 2016

With Chris Conte hurt, Bucs sign veteran safety Major Wright

TAMPA — The unspecified injury to Bucs starting S Chris Conte is serious enough that Tampa Bay on Tuesday signed veteran Major Wright to add experienced depth, waiving backup RB Mike James to make room.
Bucs Nation Nov 29, 2016

Buccaneers re-sign Major Wright, waive Mike James

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will re-sign safety Major Wright and waive running back Mike James, the team announced today. The Bucs are also waiving wide receiver Louis Murphy from reserve/PUP, a move that had been expected for a while — Murphy was rehabbing a torn ACL but suffered a separate injury after returning to practice, forcing the Bucs to place him on the reserve list instead. Re-signing Wright likely indicates Chris Conte’s undisclosed injury is significant to keep him out for Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers, or at least jeopardize his participation. Wright...

Bucs sign S Major Wright, cut RB Mike James, WR Louis Murphy

The unspecified injury to Bucs starting safety Chris Conte is serious enough that Tampa Bay on Tuesday signed veteran Major Wright to add experienced depth, waiving backup RB Mike James to make room.
Tampa Bay Times Nov 28, 2016

Bucs' McCoy, Conte hurting for Chargers game

TAMPA — The Bucs' 14-5 win over the Seahawks on Sunday left two key defensive starters facing injury concerns, as DT Gerald McCoy and S Chris Conte are question marks now for this week's game at San Diego.

McCoy, Conte have injury concerns after win vs. Seahawks

The Bucs' 14-5 win over the Seahawks on Sunday as two key defensive starters facing injury concerns, as DT Gerald McCoy and S Chris Conte are question marks now for this week's game at San Diego.
Tampa Bay Times Nov 24, 2016

Tampa Bay Buccanneers-Seattle Seahawks: How Chris Conte's turnaround mirrors the Bucs'

TAMPA — Chris Conte has changed, for the better, in many ways.

Bucs' Chris Conte on Twitter criticism: 'Just a bunch of idiots'

Bucs safety Chris Conte, wonderfully blunt in how he deals with criticism, especially the online variety, said he doesn't let hate on Twitter bother him because he doesn't think his critics there know what they're talking about.

Conte: Bucs defense taking ownership, ready to come together

The Bucs defense has struggled in its last two games, giving up 73 points in home losses to the Raiders and Falcons, but safety Chris Conte is confident the unit took the long weekend to regroup and refocus and expects a better showing Sunday against the Bears.

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