Buccaneers Waive Safety Ahead of NFL Draft


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived defensive back Richard LeCounte the team announced Wednesday.

Via the team’s Senior Writer Scott Smith,

“On Wednesday, the Bucs waived second-year cornerback Richard LeCounte, who had spent the last eight months with the team.”

LeCounte was a fifth-round draft pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2021. He has appeared in a total of 12 games on his career, recording three tackles.

More from the team’s website,

“LeCounte signed with the Buccaneers during the 2023 preseason and ended up on the practice squad to start the regular season. He remained on that unit throughout the season, including the playoffs, but was elevated on game day the maximum number of three times. LeCounte saw action in two of those three games, seeing a handful of snaps on special teams.”

LeCounte’s NFL Resume

 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only


This roster move ahead of the draft is just the team looking to get to the 90-man limit by the end of this weekend.

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