It could be the offseason, however the Bucs are already making ready for mini-camp. On Thursday, the workforce signed security Chris Cooper again to the roster. Cooper joined the Bucs on the outset of coaching camp a yr in the past, impressing on particular groups. The Stony Brook product has performed for 5 groups, however has but to see motion in an NFL recreation. He spent nearly your complete 2021 marketing campaign on the Bucs apply squad.
We have signed S Chris Cooper to a reserve/futures contract.#GoBucs
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) February 3, 2022
Cooper entered the league in 2018, spending time on the apply squads of the Bengals, Chiefs and Falcons. After becoming a member of the Broncos in October, he signed a reserve/futures cope with the membership in January. He was waived in early June after the workforce spent vital sources within the secondary.
Cooper will be part of a deep Bucs security room that may very well be shedding Jordan Whitehead and Andrew Adams. Each safeties are free brokers. Antoine Winfield Jr. and Mike Edwards are locks to make the workforce’s 2022 roster, however there may be uncertainty exterior of that. Cooper is ready to compete with Troy Warner and maybe veteran Curtis Riley (IR) for a roster spot. He already has the leg up on particular groups. Cooper’s efficiency on kick protection within the preseason was adequate to earn him an preliminary roster spot. In truth, the Bucs didn’t waive him till just a few weeks into the season.