Bucs sign Earl Watford to practice squad

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The Buccaneers waived offensive lineman Earl Watford last week to get defensive tackle Vita Vea back on the roster. Watford isn’t going anywhere, though.

The Bucs re-signed Watford to the practice squad on Wednesday. They released offensive guard Nick Leverett from the practice squad in a corresponding move.

The team listed Watford among its inactives for the division round game against the Saints.

He has not played in a game this season.

Watford has appeared in 71 career games, making 25 starts. He entered the league as a fourth-round selection of the Cardinals in 2013.

He played four seasons in Arizona (2014-17) before spending one season each with the Browns (2018) and the Buccaneers (2019).