Donnie Ernsberger

Donnie Ernsberger

Tight End #85
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Ht / Wt:6'3" / 241 lb.
College:None
Age:24
Born:October 13, 1996
Drafted:2018 / UDFA

Donnie Ernsberger: Works out with Packers

Ernsberger worked out with the Packers on Monday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger spent the offseason in Tampa Bay before getting waived prior to the preseason. He was subsequently claimed by the Jaguars and spent training camp in Jacksonville. However, he was ultimately unable to make it through final roster cuts. He has since been looking for a new landing spot and Green Bay is the latest team to give him a look.

December 2, 2019 4:52 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Waived by Jacksonville

Ernsberger was waived by the Jaguars on Friday, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was claimed off waivers by the Jags from the Buccaneers at the start of August, but he caught only three passes for seven yards in four preseason games. The 22-year-old went undrafted out of Western Michigan in 2018 and played in two games during his rookie season.

August 30, 2019 4:59 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Inks deal with Jacksonville

Ernsberger signed a contract with the Jaguars on Thursday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was waived by the Buccaneers on Wednesday and didn't have to wait long before latching on with a new team. The 22-year-old saw action in two games as a rookie last season and is still looking for his first reception.

August 1, 2019 5:20 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Let go by Tampa Bay

Ernsberger was waived by the Buccaneers on Wednesday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was able to earn a promotion last season with the Buccaneers' practice squad, suiting up in two games. He was let go to make room for fellow tight end Scott Orndoff on the roster, and Ernsberger is now free to sign with any team.

July 31, 2019 5:30 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Promted to active roster

Ernsberger was promoted from the Buccaneers' practice squad to the active roster Tuesday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was originally waived with an injury settlement prior to the regular season, but rejoined the Buccaneers as a member of the practice squad in late November. The undrafted rookie figures to provide depth at tight end behind starter Cameron Brate after Tampa Bay placed Alan Cross (shoulder) on IR.

December 18, 2018 2:17 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Waived with injury settlement

Ernsberger (undsiclosed) was waived with an injury settlement by the Buccaneers on Friday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger was originally waived/injured by Tampa Bay, but the team agreed on an injury settlement as the tight end is now slated to become a free agent. The nature of his injury remains unclear, but he'll be eligible to return to the Buccaneers later in the season if they elect to re-sign him.

August 18, 2018 2:17 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Clears waivers, reverts to IR

Ernsberger (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve Sunday, according to the league's official transaction log.

Analysis: Ernsberger was waived Friday with an unspecified injury. Barring an injury settlement, he's likely stuck on IR through the end of the league year.

August 12, 2018 8:14 PM EST

Donnie Ernsberger: Let go by Bucs

The Buccaneers waived Ernsberger on Friday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Analysis: Ernsberger went signed with the Bucs as an undrafted free agent following the 2018 draft. However, the team had room to spare at tight end and ultimately opted to use a roster spot on another position.

August 10, 2018 6:38 PM EST

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