Buccaneers Place WR Louis Murphy On Season-Ending I.R.


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially placed WR Louis Murphy on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

  • The Buccaneers also released CB Keon Lyn, CB Dax Swanson and OT Martin Wallace from their practice squad.

Murphy was the Buccaneers No. 3 receiver, so this will open the door for some of the team’s other receiving options. Although, it wouldn’t be a big surprise to see them bring in some players for tryouts this week.

Murphy, 28, is in the second year of his four-year, $4.75 million contract that included $350,000 guaranteed. He’ll make a base salary of $1.5 million for the 2016 season.

His 2015 season ends with him appearing in six games and recording 10 receptions for 198 yards receiving and no touchdowns for the Buccaneers.

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