Buccaneers Place OLB Shaq Barrett, LB Devin White & Steve McLendon On COVID-19 List


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Friday that they’ve placed LB Devin White, DT Steve McLendon and OLB Shaq Barrett on the COVID-19 list, which means they’re out for Week 17’s game.

Shaq Barrett

The COVID-19 list was created this summer for a player who either tests positive for or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons.
Players will remain on the list until they are medically cleared to return.

Barrett, 28, signed with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Colorado State in 2014. He was waived coming out of the preseason and re-signed to Denver’s practice squad. 

After bouncing back and forth between the practice squad and active roster, Barrett landed on the active roster at the end of his rookie year. Barrett signed with the Buccaneers as an unrestricted free agent in 2019 to a one-year, $4 million deal and was franchised this past offseason. 

In 2020, Barrett has appeared in 15 games for the Buccaneers and recorded 57 tackles, eight sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defended.

We have him included in our Top 50 – 2021 Free Agents list.

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