Bucs claim Jordan Leggett off waivers

Charean Williams
ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports

The Buccaneers made two big-news moves earlier in the day. Now, they have made another one, albeit without a screaming headline.

Tampa Bay claimed tight end Jordan Leggett off waivers from the Jets on Tuesday.

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Other teams obviously thought more of Leggett than the Jets, with five teams putting in a claim, per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

The Jets made Leggett a fifth-round choice in 2017 out of Clemson.

Leggett, 24, spent part of his rookie season on the 53-player roster but never appeared in a game. He went on injured reserve on Oct. 31 of that season with a knee injury.

Leggett played 15 games last season, with four starts, and made 14 receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown.

He participated in 326 offensive plans and 93 on special teams.

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